Victoria

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 106 AMS/D/03/05
  • Former Reference
      GB 106 E1
  • Dates of Creation
      1878-1941
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Consists of:

- carbon copy typescript detailing laws relating to street order, age of consent, procuration, marriage and divorce, illegitimacy and venereal disease

- correspondence about sending publications

- correspondence about making contacts with other organisations

- correspondence about subscriptions

Publications:

- 'An Act for the conservation of public health' 1878

- leaflets resolutions for the Victorian Council of Social Hygiene

- 'Marriage Act 1915'

- 'An act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Crimes and Criminal Offenders' no 2637, 1915

- 'An act relating to venereal diseases and to amend part V of the Police Offences Act 1915', no 2858, 1916

- 'Penal Establishment, Gaols, and Reformation Prisons. Report and statistical tables for the year 1918'

- 'An act to amend the law with respect to certain Acts of Indecency', no 3025, 1919

- 'Health Bulletin' Department of Public Health State of Victoria, Jul-Dec 1935

Press cuttings:

- 'Victoria. Effects of the war' dated 16 Sep 1916

- 'The VD Act in Victoria' from 'Hospital' dated 3 Mar 1917

- 'Girl sent to gaol' dated 1923