Admission forms give information described in Children's files above. Information forms are typed forms with same headings as above, but include further typed information regarding child's parents, background to child's situation and admission, and information about previous homes admitted to. Release forms are signed by the parent or guardian who removed the child from the home.
STATE RECORDS OF SA
Although some early records relating to children in care in South Australia are open access, many later records are subject to restrictions, particularly records which contain personal information
about individuals. Written permission must be obtained from the government agency which created the
record in order to access restricted material. In the case of records relating to children, the current agency responsible is the Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI).
A Research Centre Members card, obtainable at the Archives, is required to research records held at State Records.
State Records of South Australia
GPO Box 2343, Adelaide SA 5001
Telephone: (08) 8204 8791
Two Research Centres are open to the public and government agencies. For locations, opening hours and other information see: http://www.archives.sa.gov.au/talk/index.html