Administrative Arrangements, 3 February 1905

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  • Administrative Arrangements date: 3 February 1905
  • Prime Minister (at the time of signing): George REID
  • Governor-General (at the time of signing): (Lord) Henry Stafford NORTHCOTE

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COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA

Administrative Arrangements

THE PRIME MINISTER

Fisheries extra-territorial
Naturalization of Aliens
Immigration and Emmigration
Influx of Criminals
External Affairs
Pacific Islands
High Commissioner
Communications with States
Governor-General and Executive Council Offices
Officers of Parliament
[Handwritten "Royal Commissions"]

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Bills of Exchange
Bankruptcy
Foreign Corporations
Marriage
Divorce
Service of Process
Recognition of Laws
Judiciary and Courts
Crown Law Offices
Parliamentary Draftsmen
Conciliation and Arbitration

HOME AFFAIRS MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Old age Pensions [crossed out by hand]
People of Special Races [handwritten circled]
Acquistion of Property
Acquisition of Railways with State Consent
Control of Railways with State Consent
Astronomical [crossed out by hand] ["Meteorological" handwritten]
Census and Statistics
Public Works
Federal Capital
Inter-State Commission
Elections
Public Service

TREASURER OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Taxation exclusive of Customs and Excise
Public Loans and taking over of State Loans [Debt]
Currency
[Handwritten "Commonwealth surpluses"]
Banking
Insurance
[Handwritten "Financial matters generally"]
[Handwritten "Pensions"]
[Handwritten notes]

TRADE AND CUSTOMS MINISTER OF COMMONWEALTH

[Unreadable] and Commerce (including Navigation [unreadable] and Customs
Commonwealth Counties
[Unreadable]
Lighthouses
Quarantine
Weights and Measures

DEFENCE MINISTER OF THE COMMONWEALTH

[Unreadable] Military Defence
Control of Railway Transpoort for Defence

POSTMASTER-GENERAL OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Posts, Telegraphs and Telephones
[Handwritten notes]

Melbourne, 3rd February, 1905

[Page contains many handwritten arrows, crosses and other notes].

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