Series GRS0554 - GEELONG CITY COUNCIL - Council Meeting news cutting books (Other municipalities)

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GEELONG CITY COUNCIL - Council Meeting news cutting books (Other municipalities)


  • 1863 - 1985 (Creation)

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(1849 - 1993)

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The municipality was incorporated under N.S.W. Act 13, No. 40, October 1849. Geelong was proclaimed a Town on 4 June, 1858. It was proclaimed a City on 8 December 1910 by provisions of Act 54 Vic., No. 1112. Local Government Reform Geelong City was amalgamated with the City of Greater Geelong under the City of Greater Geelong Act 1993 on 18 May 1993. The amalgamation occurred as part of a statewide program of local government reform enacted between 1993 and 1995. The reform process reduced the number of councils from 210 to 78.

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See also GRS 307. Function / Content This record series comprises newspaper cuttings concerning the proceedings of Council meetings. The cuttings appeared as articles in the local newspapers following the meetings. Until 1935 the style of the reports was formal with coverage being on an item by item basis. The coverage then became less formal with reports concentrating on major agenda items. Recordkeeping System The system of arrangement of volumes is chronological. The cuttings were inserted in the volumes in chronological order as they were published in the newspapers.

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VPRS 15195

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