The Correspondence Files, an archival series, are from the various government departments with responsibility for child welfare. There are items within this series relating to Tasmanian approved children's homes and government-run institutions for children.
Closed B75 years
B75 means these records are closed to the general public for 75 years from the date of the last entry in them. However, they can be opened at the State Archivist's discretion.
There are registered administrative files which may contain personal information.
A master index (AD204) to various series of welfare case files (such as AA226) also contains references to some administrative files.
The sequence 5/16/1 Welfare Reports contain extracts from the Supreme Court's Miscellaneous files which concern the custody and guardianship of children.
Contact the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office (TAHO):
Archives Office of Tasmania, 91 Murray St, Hobart TAS 7000