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 New to the archives

New records available

The following are new series - and major additions to existing series - of records located at Queensland State Archives. Please note that some records listed on this webpage are subject to a restricted access period and are not available for use without permission from the responsible government agency. The relevant restricted access period is listed against each series. For more information about accessing any of these records please contact us.

April 2015

Series ID 20543: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Applications to Lease Vacant Crown Land 03/05/1962-01/01/2013 (30 Years)

Series ID 14050: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Dead Farm Files 03/07/1878-30/11/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 17940: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Permits to Occupy 11/07/1922-01/01/2013 (30 Years)

Series ID 14031: Colonial Secretary's Office / Crown Lands Office / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department Run Files 01/10/1850-18/08/2011 (30 Years)

Series ID 18007: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department Special Lease Purchase Freehold Files 05/05/1911-29/08/2008 (30 Years)

Series ID 20680: Public Works Department Minutes 13/08/1998-28/02/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 20681: District Court, Brisbane Plaint Books c13/04/1959-31/12/1991 (0 Years)

Series ID 20682: District Court, Brisbane Plaintiffs' Indexes c13/04/1959-31/12/1991 (0 Years)

Series ID 5710: Supreme Court of Queensland / Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Plaintiffs' Indexes to Writs and Matrimonial Petitions c01/01/1872-31/12/1991 (0 Years)

Series ID 5666: Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Registers of Writs Issued and Amounts Claimed (Cause Books) c22/09/1882-31/12/1991 (0 Years)

March 2015

Series ID 20651: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Correspondence 06/03/1935-23/08/1988 (30 Years)

Series ID 20638: Public Curator Office, Townsville / Public Trust Office, Townsville Protective Management Files c01/01/1955-30/09/2003 [with gaps] (75 Years)

Series ID 20649: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Diaries - Officer in Charge 08/02/1951-31/12/1959 (30 Years)

Series ID 20647: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Prison Applications and Requests c09/08/1940-31/12/1956 (30 Years)

Series ID 20648: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Registers of Herd and Stock c01/01/1925-31/12/1975 (30 Years)

Series ID 20650: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Telephone Logbook 02/03/1949-20/12/1973 (30 Years) 

Series ID 20646: Palen Creek Correctional Centre Visitors Registers 05/01/1935-26/01/1984 (30 Years)

Series ID 20652: District Court, Brisbane Originating Applications - Estate Dispute 20/02/2009-20/08/2013 (0 Years)

Series ID 162: Colonial Secretary's Office / Home Secretary's Office / State Electoral Office / Electoral Commission of Queensland Electoral Rolls c01/01/1860-10/01/2015 (0 Years)

Series ID 398: District Court, Brisbane Appeals c01/01/1959-28/02/2011 [with gaps] (65 Years)

Series ID 448: Main Roads Board / Main Roads Commission / Main Roads Department / Transport Department / Main Roads Department / Transport and Main Roads Department Engineering and Miscellaneous Drawings [microfilm] 03/12/1877-04/12/2014 (10 Years)

February 2015

Series ID 18962: Public Curator Office, Townsville / Public Trust Office, Townsville Deceased Estate Files 13/06/1946-11/11/2013 (75 Years) 

Series ID 20566: Public Works Department / Mines Department Files relating to regulation of the prices gas companies applied c01/01/1917-28/01/1966 (30 Years)

January 2015

Series ID 10360: Supreme Court, Court of Criminal Appeal Appeal Files (Criminal) c01/01/1914-29/11/2013 (100 Years)

Series ID 20575: Redcliffe Cemetery Trust / Redcliffe Town Council / Redcliffe City Council / Moreton Bay Regional Council Cemetery Files 28/02/1884-06/09/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 20577: Caboolture Shire Council / Moreton Bay Regional Council Cemetery Files 27/05/1990-06/09/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 20578: Caboolture Shire Council / Moreton Bay Regional Council Cemetery Files 12/11/1990-15/09/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 20579: Caboolture Shire Council / Moreton Bay Regional Council Cemetery Files 26/04/1985-28/02/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 20580: Redcliffe Town Council / Redcliffe City Council Coat of Arms 12/09/1950-29/12/1970 (0 Years)

Series ID 20572: Apprenticeship Executive of Queensland Education, Training and Employment Executives (Photographs) c01/01/1933-31/12/2004 (0 Years) 

Series ID 20574: Moreton Bay Regional Council Field Survey Files 23/09/2009-17/09/2014 (0 Years)

Series ID 6339: Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Originating Applications (Ecclesiastical) 22/01/1900-18/12/2014 (0 Years)

December 2014

Series ID 18005: Colonial Secretary's Office / Lands and Works Department / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Special Lease Files c01/01/1860-13/09/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 20517: Mines Department / Mining Warden, Herberton / Mining Warden, Mareeba Dredging Leases 04/04/1947-19/07/1985 (30 Years)

Series ID 20567: Longreach Regional Council Minute Books 12/09/1900-31/07/1980 (0 Years)

Series ID 6011: Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department Card Registers of General Correspondence c01/01/1909-31/12/1968 (0 Years)

Series ID 6024: Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department Correspondence File Movement Control Registers c01/01/1909-31/12/1968 (0 Years)

Series ID 6035: Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department General Correspondence c01/01/1904-31/12/1968 (0 Years)

Series ID 5922: Board of Examiners for Surveyors / Surveyors Board of Queensland Minutes 14/12/1894-14/07/2011 (30 Years)

Series ID 791: Surveyors Board of Queensland Complaint Files c01/01/1910-09/02/2012 (30 Years)

November 2014

Series ID 20564: Magistrates Court, Townsville Bench Record Book 11/12/1971-02/05/1980 (80 Years) 

Series ID 20558: Magistrates Court, Townsville Court Summary Sheets 01/05/1981-22/08/2001 (80 Years)

Series ID 20559: Magistrates Court, Ayr Court Summary Sheets 02/01/1985-20/10/2000 (80 Years)

Series ID 20560: Magistrates Court, Home Hill Court Summary Sheets 09/04/1981-27/09/1990 (80 Years)

Series ID 20563: Magistrates Court, Townsville Index to Summons and Arrest Cases c01/01/1981-31/12/1981 (80 Years)

Series ID 20546: Waggamba Shire Council Minute Books 04/08/1917-16/12/2003 (0 Years)

Series ID 20554: Inglewood Shire Council Minute Books 31/05/1902-24/06/2002 (0 Years)

Series ID 20555: Goondiwindi Borough Council / Goondiwindi Town Council Minute Books 24/11/1888-14/09/1992 (0 Years)

Series ID 611: Logan Shire Council / Logan City Council Minute Books 18/04/1979-03/12/2013 (0 Years)

October 2014

Series ID 18034: Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Indictments c01/01/1959-31/12/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 17925: Colonial Secretary's Office / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Reserve Files c01/01/1856-27/11/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 17970: Colonial Secretary's Office / Lands and Works Department / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Road Case Files c01/01/1861-29/03/2013 (30 Years)

Series ID 17557: Public Instruction Department / Education Department Teacher's Staff Cards (Resigned and "Current" Teachers) c01/01/1890-31/12/1991 (30 Years)

Series ID 20516: Industry Development Department / Premier, Economic and Trade Development Department / The Premier and Cabinet Department Various Submissions, Reports and Working Papers 01/04/1966-31/08/2004 (10 Years)

Series ID 20533: Premier's Department / Premier, Economic and Trade Development Department / The Premier and Cabinet Department Corporate Files 01/12/1970-03/09/2014 (30 Years)

Series ID 400: District Court, Brisbane Indictments c01/01/1959-30/07/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 216: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Land Open for Selection Files c01/01/1898-12/03/1999 (30 Years)

Series ID 35: Colonial Secretary's Office / Public Works Department / Mines Department / Mines and Works Department / Mines Department / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Miners Homestead Lease Files 23/09/1871-28/09/2008 (30 Years)

September 2014

Series ID 20538: Atherton Tableland Maize Marketing Board Growers Cashbook 01/05/1956-27/04/1961 (0 Years)

Series ID 20539: Atherton Tableland Maize Marketing Board Summary of Maize Purchases 28/04/1954-03/11/1961 (0 Years)

Series ID 10103: Mining Warden, Herberton / Geological Survey of Queensland / Mines Department Personnel Files (Staff Files) 16/07/1900-19/05/1988 (65 Years)

Series ID 20542: Housing and Public Works Department Legal Services - Queensland Health Payroll System Commission of Inquiry Files 17/08/2010-16/05/2014 (65 Years)

Series ID 20526: Premier and Chief Secretary's Department / Premier's Department Correspondence Card Index c01/01/1940-01/01/1987 (0 Years)

Series ID 19320: Public Curator Office, Ipswich / Public Trust Office, Ipswich Deceased Estate Files 03/04/1969-26/10/2011 (75 Years)

Series ID 20409: Public Trust Office, Gladstone Deceased Estate Files c01/01/1979-18/12/2003 (75 Years)

Series ID 20537: Mines Department Register of Power of Attorney and Appointment of Agents c01/01/1900-31/12/1987 (0 Years)

Series ID 7645: Public Works Department / Mines Department / Mines and Works Department / Mines Department General Correspondence c01/01/1874-31/12/1972 (0 Years)

August 2014

Series ID 20521: Queensland Law Society Incorporated Council minutes 07/08/1873-26/06/1928 [with gaps] (65 Years)

Series ID 20520: Queensland Law Society Incorporated Elections - Queensland Law Association 17/11/1873-12/04/1876 (100 Years)

Series ID 20522: Queensland Law Society Incorporated Letter Books - Queensland Law Association 09/10/1873-12/08/1926 (100 Years)

Series ID 20523: Queensland Law Society Incorporated Statutory Committee [Minutes] 24/10/1940-27/05/1998 (0 Years) 

Series ID 20528: Mines Department Mines Index Cards - Correspondence c01/01/1921-31/12/1988 (0 Years)

Series ID 20515: Beenleigh Cemetery Trust / Beenleigh Divisional Board / Beenleigh Shire Council / Albert Shire Council Beenleigh Cemetery Register c01/01/1872-31/12/1961 (0 Years)

Series ID 7645: Public Works Department / Mines Department / Mines and Works Department / Mines Department General Correspondence c01/01/1874-31/12/1972 (0 Years)

Series ID 6011: Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department Card Registers of General Correspondence c01/01/1909-31/12/1967 (0 Years)

Series ID 6024Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department Correspondence File Movement Control Registers c01/01/1909-31/12/1967 (0 Years)

Series ID 6035Agriculture and Stock Department / Primary Industries and Fisheries Department​ General Correspondence c01/01/1904-31/12/1967 (0 Years)

July 2014

Series ID 20494: Public Works and Housing Department / Public Works Department Board of Management Minutes and Agendas 08/04/1991-04/04/2011 (30 Years)

Series ID 19367: Caboolture Shire Council Survey Field Books 01/01/1967-16/11/1995 (0 Years)

Series ID 20222: Caboolture Shire Council Survey Level Books 04/05/1965-18/08/1994 (0 Years)

Series ID 18034: Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Indictments c01/01/1959-18/06/2014 (100 Years)

Series ID 20304: Pine Rivers Shire Council Survey Field / General Books 12/02/1963-20/01/2006 (0 Years)

Series ID 20405: Pine Rivers Shire Council Survey Level Books c01/06/1964-31/12/2004 (0 Years)

Series ID 19320: Public Curator Office, Ipswich / Public Trust Office, Ipswich Deceased Estate Files 03/04/1969-26/10/2011 (75 Years)

Series ID 20498: Environment and Heritage Department / Environment Department / Environmental Protection Agency / Environment and Resource Management Department / Environment and Heritage Protection Department Authorised Officer Notebooks 22/10/1990-09/10/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 17969: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department / Natural Resources and Mines Department Land Acquisition Batch Files c01/01/1958-29/06/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 17961Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department​ Auction Perpetual Lease Files c01/01/1915-08/04/2010 (30 Years)

Series ID 17958: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department Auction Purchase Freehold Files c01/01/1936-01/10/2007 (30 Years)

Series ID 17971: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department Auction Sales 13/12/1882-30/01/2004 (30 Years)

Series ID 20493: Lands Department Babinda Town Lease Files - Cairns District Office 02/06/1964-28/03/1995 (30 Years)

Series ID 20348: Lands Department Cemetery Reserve Files 02/01/1888-10/10/1988 (30 Years)

Series ID 17978: Lands Department Commonwealth Acquisition Files c01/01/1884-31/12/1991 (30 Years)

Series ID 17937: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department Informal Lease Files c01/01/1904-02/08/1996 (30 Years)

Series ID 17964: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management Department​ / Natural Resources and Mines Department Non-Competitive Lease Files c01/01/1882-26/11/2012 (30 Years)

Series ID 14005: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Occupation Licence Files c01/01/1865-02/06/1998 (30 Years)

Series ID 20446: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Perpetual Lease - Cairns District Office 02/12/1994-19/07/1999 (30 Years)

Series ID 17976: Lands Department Public Works Land Resumption Files c01/01/1895-31/12/1992 (30 Years)

Series ID 17977: Lands Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department Rifle Range Files c01/01/1904-31/12/2002 (30 Years)

Series ID 14031: Colonial Secretary's Office / Crown Lands Office / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department Run Files c01/10/1850-12/09/2002 (30 Years)

Series ID 18007Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department ​Special Lease Purchase Freehold Files c01/01/1920-29/10/2003 (30 Years)

Series ID 20346Lands Department / Natural Resources Department / Natural Resources, Mines and Water Department / Natural Resources and Water Department / Environment and Resource Management​ Department Term Leases 24/02/1995-23/11/2009 (30 Years)

Series ID 216: Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Land Open for Selection Files c01/01/1898-31/12/1987 (30 Years)

June 2014 

Series ID 20483: Banana Shire Council Agricultural Bank Correspondence c01/01/1929-31/12/1932 (0 Years)

Series ID 20485: Banana Shire Council Various papers c01/01/1925-31/12/1950 (0 Years)

Series ID 20472: Banana Divisional Board / Banana Shire Council Cash Books and Financial Ledgers c01/01/1880-31/12/1958 (0 Years)

Series ID 20467Banana Divisional Board / Banana Shire Council Valuation Register and Rates Books c01/01/1892-31/12/1987 (0 Years)

Series ID 20479Banana Shire Council Certificates of Destruction c01/01/1932-31/12/1939 (0 Years)

Series ID 20468​: Banana Shire Council Valuation Register c01/01/1962-31/12/1995 (0 Years)

Series ID 20476: Banana Shire Council Correspondence c01/01/1933-31/12/2011 (0 Years)

Series ID 20469: Banana Shire Council Valuation Appeals Register c01/01/1948-31/12/1948 (0 Years)

Series ID 20475Banana Shire Council Correspondence Register c01/01/1947-31/12/1991 (0 Years)

Series ID 20481Banana Shire Council Valuation and Rates Administration Papers c01/01/1930-30/06/1939 (0 Years)

Series ID 20470: Banana Shire Council Sanitary Register c01/01/1922-31/12/1943 (0 Years)

Series ID 20477: Banana Shire Council Financial Statements c01/01/1929-31/12/1934 (0 Years)

Series ID 20482: Banana Shire Council Reports to the shire clerk c01/01/1929-31/12/1930 (0 Years)

Series ID 20484: Banana Shire Council Memorandum of Agreement c01/01/1923-31/12/1934 (0 Years)

Series ID 20473: Banana Shire Council Rate Cash Books 01/01/1909-31/12/1958 (0 Years)

Series ID 20474: Banana Divisional Board / Banana Shire Council Minutes 15/03/1880-05/03/2013 (0 Years)

Series ID 20471: Banana Divisional Board / Banana Shire Council Rate Books c01/01/1880-31/12/1977 (0 Years)

Series ID 20466: Heritage Committee / Queensland Heritage Council Heritage Register Place / Site Photographs c01/01/1858-09/12/2005 (0 Years)

S​eries ID 20488Mapping and Surveying Department / Geographic Information Department / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department ​Land Tenure Investigation Maps c01/01/1980-31/12/1997 (0 Years)

Series ID 20490: Mapping and Surveying Department / Geographic Information Department / Lands Department / Natural Resources Department Permanent Survey Mark Atlas Maps c01/01/1980-31/12/1997 (0 Years)

May 2014

Series ID 20408: Public Trust Office, Maryborough Deceased Estate Files c01/01/1978-31/12/1999 (75 Years)

Series ID 20409: Public Trust Office, Gladstone Deceased Estate Files c01/01/1979-31/12/1999 (75 Years)

Series ID 20410: Public Trust Office, Gladstone Protective Management Files c01/01/1980-31/12/1999 (75 Years)

Series ID 20385​: Magistrates Court, Nambour Family Law, Record of Proceedings Books c23/01/1976-18/09/1995 (80 Years)

Series ID 19321: Public Trust Office, Redcliffe Deceased Estate Files 24/04/1926-04/02/2013 (75 Years)

Series ID 20370: Agriculture Department, Stock Branch / Agriculture and Stock Department Photographs of early primary industry in Queensland c01/01/1889-31/12/1937 (0 Years)

Series ID 20333: Public Curator Office, Brisbane / Public Trust Office Charitable Institutions Files c01/01/1906-31/12/1997 (75 Years)

Series ID 20334: Insolvency, Intestacy and Insanity Office, Brisbane / Public Curator Office, Brisbane / Public Trust Office Charitable institutions patient registers c01/01/1898-30/01/1986 (75 Years)

Series ID 20335: Public Curator Office, Brisbane / Public Curator Office, Ipswich / Public Trust Office, Ipswich Protective Management Files c01/01/1929-15/03/2011 (75 Years)

Series ID 6339: Supreme Court, Southern District, Brisbane Originating Applications (Ecclesiastical) c22/01/1900-18/02/2014 [with gaps] (0 Years)

Series ID 995: Commission of Inquiry Into The Incidents Relating To The Escape Of A Number Of Inmates Of The Farm Home For Boys At Westbrook Which Occurred On 14 May 1961 Commission of Inquiry Exhibits c01/01/1915-31/12/1961 (100 Years) 



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