ABS.R is an abbreviation found on child welfare records. It stands for 'Return from Absconding' - the term was used on State Ward Index cards to indicate the placement of a child after the child was absent due to absconding.
04 May 2015
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/sa/SE00902
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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