Department of Trade and Industry (Australia)

Department of Trade and Industry
Department overview
Formed 17 December 1963[1]
Preceding Department
Dissolved 19 December 1972[1]
Superseding agency
Jurisdiction Commonwealth of Australia
Headquarters Canberra
Ministers responsible
Department executives

The Department of Trade and Industry was an Australian government department that existed between December 1963 and December 1972.


Information about the department's functions and/or government funding allocation could be found in the Administrative Arrangements Orders, the annual Portfolio Budget Statements and in the Department's annual reports.

The 1964 Government Directory, reproduced by the National Archives of Australia, stated that the Department dealt with:[1]


The Department was an Australian Public Service department, staffed by officials who were responsible to the Minister for Trade and Industry.[1]


  1. 1 2 3 4 CA 66: Department of Trade and Industry, Central Office, National Archives of Australia, retrieved 27 December 2013
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