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Department of the Environment
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Nov 1972
End Date:
17 Jul 1989
Protect the environment of the State. The Department's functions had evolved, since the 1940s, within the Dept of Labour and Industry. It was amalgamated with other planning and land use agencies to create the Dept of Environment and Planning.~
Legislation Administered:
Environment Protection Act 1973~Litter Act 1973~Silicon Development control Act 1986
Legislation Creating:
Administrative action.
Functions Performed:
Controlled Agencies:
State Marine Pollution Committee (TA1984)01 Jan 1987
Previous Agencies:
Department of Labour and Industry (TA3)18 Jul 194017 Jul 1989
The South-West Committee (NG3050)12 Nov 1962
Subsequent Agencies:
Department of Environment and Planning (TA912)17 Jul 198902 Feb 1993

Department of Parks, Wildlife and Heritage (TA913)17 Jul 198902 Feb 1993