Card index of babies and children admitted [Waitara Foundling Home] contain: the name of the baby or child; the date of birth; the mother's name; and the name of the person to whom the baby was discharged. Some of these babies or children were adopted.
Access Access to information is restricted to the person to whom the information relates, or to an immediate relative who can prove their relationship to that person. Access to information about adoptions is restricted to the adopted person, birth parents, and adoptive parents within the provisions of the NSW Adoption Act 2000. People seeking information about an adoption will undergo an interview with a member of the Adoption Support Team as part of the process of obtaining information.
All requests for information should be directed to Catholic Community Services: