Series GRS1206 - GEELONG CITY COUNCIL - Invitations and Programmes for Civic Functions

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GEELONG CITY COUNCIL - Invitations and Programmes for Civic Functions


  • 1855 - 1992 (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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Archival Notes Item 3 is thought to have been in an unaccessioned state until 12 October 2017 (accessioned by MM). A sticker on the cover reads 'book 10' but this reference number is not recognised as part of GHC collection codes - if a reference is found this accession can be revisited. Scope and Content Item 3 contains invitations, menus, programs and some news cuttings relating to various civic functions such as the laying of the foundation stone of City Hall in 1855 and opening of Civic Car Park in 1975.

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