Register of admission and discharges of children in care [Waitara Foundling Home] contains: names; date of birth; parents' names and name of person to whom child was discharged. Many of these children were discharged into the care of their parents, some to other institutions and others into foster homes. These children are indexed in the Card index, 1921-75.
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: