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How to use this site
The site is based around three main functions:
- Look for Homes – search for orphanages, children’s Homes and other institutions
- Look for photos – search for photos of orphanages, children’s Homes and other institutions
- Look for records – search for records about orphanages, children’s Homes and other institutions (PLEASE NOTE: there are no personal records or private information on this website)
Browse Find & Connect includes additional search and browse functions, including:
- a quick search where you can search for anything across the site
- access alphabetical browse lists (of organisations, events, publications, images and more) for each state and territory around the country
For more information on how to use this site download a pdf factsheet (2.1mb)
Visit our frequently asked questions (FAQs) page for more information about the website and how to use it.
If you do not find what you are looking for, please email the Find & Connect web resource team as we are constantly updating the website and would love to hear from you.
If you would prefer to speak to someone about this site and how to use it, call the Find & Connect Support Service on 1800 16 11 09. You can talk to them on the phone between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday.