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Australian Coastal Shipping Commission (1956 - 1974)

Commonwealth of Australia
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Function: Maratime Industry and Advisory or Regulatory Body
Location: South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Formed in 1956, the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission took control of both the functions and property of the Australian Shipping Board. The Australian Coastal Shipping Commission traded as the Australian National Line. The name of the Australian Coastal Shipping Commission was changed in 1974, becoming the Australian Shipping Commission.

Reference/Legal Number(s): CA 252
Status: Agency of the Commonwealth of Australia
Alternative Names: Australian National Line (Parallel)
Location: South Melbourne, Victoria
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Previous and Subsequent Entities

 1942 - 1946 Commonwealth Marine Salvage Board
       1946 - 1961 Australian Shipping Board
             1956 - 1974 Australian Coastal Shipping Commission
                   1974 - 1989 Australian Shipping Commission

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  • 'Primary description of agency CA 252; Australian Coastal Shipping Commission, Head Office/ (from 1974) Australian Shipping Commission, Head Office (trading as the Australian National Line). Registration of entity: 22 September 1987', in RecordSearch, National Archives of Australia, 2000, http://naa12.naa.gov.au/scripts/SearchOld.asp?Number=CA+252. [ Details ]

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Created: 19 December 2000
Modified: 20 March 2006

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