Browse Categories - P

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Peak Body
Peak Bodies are organisations, often formed out of grass roots activism or interest in a particular issue, which act as a representative voice for the people and or groups who are their members.
Handicapped Persons' Association of the Northern Territory (1974 - 1990s)
HPA Disability Services Inc (1990s - )
Mentally Retarded Persons' Association (1963 - 1974)
Place
The term Place is used to describe a location.
Northern Territory of Australia (1911 - 1927)
Northern Territory of Australia (1978 - )
The Northern Territory of South Australia (1863 - 1911)
Stuart (1888 - 1933)
Policy
The term Policy refers to a guiding principle adopted by a group, sector or government with respect to a particular issue.
Assimilation policy (1951 - 1965?)
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Australian Inland Mission (1912 - 1977)
Australian Inland Mission Hostel (1926 - 1961)
Presbyterian Inland Mission (1912 - )
Principal Act
A Principal Act is the original piece of legislation enacted to introduce a particular policy. A Principal Act can be amended (changed) by Amending Acts.
Aboriginals Ordinance 1918 (1918 - 1953)
Adoption of Children Act 1994 (1994 - )
Adoption of Children Ordinance 1935 (1935 - 1949)
Child Welfare Ordinance 1958 (1959 - 1984)
Community Welfare Act 1983 (1984 - 2008)
Information Act 2002 (2002 - )
Intestate Aboriginals (Distribution of Estates) Act Repeal Act 1979 (1979 - 1991)
Northern Australia Act 1926 (1926 - 1931)
Northern Territory (Administration) Act 1931 (1931 - 1978)
Northern Territory Aboriginals Act 1910 (1910 - 1918)
Northern Territory Administration Act, 1910
Social Welfare Ordinance 1964 (1964 - 1984)
The State Children Act 1895 (1895 - 1958)
Status of Children Act 1978 (1979 - )
Statute Law Revision Act 1991 (1991 - 2005)
Welfare Ordinance 1953 (1957 - 1964)
Prison
Prison refers to a place for the detention of adults in secure custody, either on remand or after sentencing by a court. Adult prisons continue to be places of detention for some young people in Australia, despite the existence of specific youth and juvenile justice facilities.
Heavitree Gap Gaol (1904 - 1909)
Protestant
The term Protestant describes a person or organisation affiliated with any one of the Protestant Churches. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Aborigines Inland Mission (1905 - 1998)
Australian Indigenous Ministries (1998 - )
Groote Eylandt Mission (1921 - 1978)
Heath Cottage, St Mary's (1971 - 1980s)
Kormilda College (1967 - )
Leslie Cottage, St Mary's (1973 - 1980s)
Leslie House (2010 - )
Matthews Cottage, St Mary's (1973? - 1980s)
Mount Blatherskite Hostel (1946 - 1947)
Oenpelli Mission (1925 - 1975)
Roper River Mission (1908 - 1988)
St John's Hostel (1941 - 1970s)
St Mary's Children's Village (1972 - 1980s)
St Mary's Hostel (1947 - 1972)
Umbakumba Mission (1958 - 1966)
Public Servant
A Public Servant is a person who works for the government, for example in a state, territory or federal department, but who was hired, rather than elected, to that position.
Colonial Surgeon for the Northern Territory (1874 - 1885), Northern Territory of South Australia
Director of Native Affairs (1939 - 1953), Australian Government
Director of Welfare (1953 - 1970), Australian Government
Medical Officer (1885 - 1916), Northern Territory of South Australia
Medical Officer, Palmerston (1869 - 1874), Northern Territory of South Australia