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Agency:
Office of Sport and Recreation
Agency Number:
Start Date:
27 Mar 1996
End Date:
09 Aug 2002
Description:
The office was created in 1989 as part of a national campaign to increase the health of the population. It operated as part of the Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation until 27 March 1996 when it was detached as a separate Office and became part of the Community Development activities of the Department of Education. On 18 September 1998, following a change of government, the Office became part of the Department of State Development.

In August 2002, Sport and Recreation Tasmania was formed as a division within the new Department of Economic Development.
Legislation Administered:
Statutory Rules 1996 No. 33 pp. 253-254
Legislation Creating:
Statutory Rules 1996 No. 31
Legislation Abolishing Agency:
administrative action
Functions Performed:
Sport and recreation
Previous Agencies:
Department of Tourism, Sport and Recreation (TA895)17 Jul 198927 Mar 1996
Subsequent Agencies:
Sport and Recreation Tasmania (TA2060)09 Aug 200201 Jul 2014