Browse Categories - P

List of Categories

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.
Alliance for Forgotten Australians (2006 - )
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Archibald House (1930 - c. 1953)
Aurukun Mission (1904 - 1978)
Blackheath Home, Oxley (c. 1924 - 1963)
Chelmer Children's Home (1969 - 1995)
David Henry Transitional Lodge (1975 - 1978)
Dowdle Family Group Home (c. 1963 - 1993)
Heytesbury Family Group Home (1968 - 2011)
Holland Park Family Group Home (1964 - 2001?)
Industrial School, Mapoon Mission Station (1901 - 1963)
Jellicoe Street Family Group Home (1967 - 1994)
Lovett Street Family Home (c. 1969 - 2000)
Pallarenda Family Group Home (1979 - 1994)
Peirson Memorial Trust (1947 - )
Peirson Memorial Trust Home, Bundaberg (1983 - c. 1990)
Presbyterian and Methodist Church Council (1930 - c. 1953)
Presbyterian Church of Queensland (1849 - )
Redcliffe Home, Goodwood (1955 - c. 1990)
Rowellyn Family Group Home (1965 - 1997)
Treacher Family Group Home (1965 - 1995)
W. R. Black Home (1928 - 1965)
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.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders (Queensland Reserves and Communities Self-Management) Act 1978 (1978 - )
Aboriginals Preservation and Protection Act 1939 (1939 - 1966)
Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act 1897 (1897 - 1939)
Aborigines Act 1971 (1972 - 1984)
Aborigines' and Torres Strait Islanders' Affairs Act 1965 (1965 - 1972)
Adoption Act 2009 (2009 - )
Adoption of Children Act 1935 (1935 - 1965)
Adoption of Children Act 1964 (1964 - 2010)
Age of Majority Act 1974 (1974 - 1995)
Backward Persons Act of 1938 (1938 - 1985)
Bail Act 1980 (1980 - )
Blind, Deaf and Dumb Children Instruction Act of 1924 (1924 - )
Child Protection Act 1999 (1999 - )
Child Support (Adoption) Act 1988 (1988 - 1990)
Children Services Tribunal Act 2000 (2000 - 2009)
Children's Commissioner and Children's Services Appeals Tribunals Act 1996 (1996 - 2000)
Children's Court Act 1907 (1907 - 1966)
Children's Court Act 1992 (1992 - )
Children's Protection Act 1896 (1896 - 1965)
Children's Services Act 1965 (1965 - 2000)
Commission for Children and Young People Act 2000 (2000 - )
Commonwealth Powers (Family Law - Children) Act 1990 (1990 - )
Community Services (Aborigines) Act 1984 (now Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) Act 1984 (1984 - )
Community Services (Torres Strait) Act 1984 (1984 - 2008)
Family Services Act 1987 (1987 - )
Freedom of Information Act 1992 (1992 - 2009)
Guardianship and Custody of Infants Act 1891 (1891 - 1966)
Health Act 1937 (1937 - )
Industrial and Reformatory Schools Act 1865 (1865 - 1911)
Infant Life Protection Act 1905 (1905 - 1966)
Information Privacy Act 2009 (2009 - )
The Insanity Act of 1884 (1884 - 1938)
Juvenile Justice Act 1992 (1992 - )
Leprosy Act 1892 (1892 - 1937)
Lunacy Act of 1869 (1869 - 1884)
Mental Hygiene Act of 1938 (1938 - c. 1962)
Native Labourers' Protection Act 1884 (1884 - 1939)
Orphanages Act 1879 (1879 - 1911)
Religious Educational and Charitable Institutions Act 1861 (1861 - 1895)
Right to Information Act 2009 (2009 - )
State Children Act 1911 (1911 - 1966)
Status of Children Act 1978 (1978 - )
Torres Strait Islander Act 1939 (1939 - 1966)
Torres Strait Islander Act 1971 (1972 - 1984)
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.
Alexander Cottage (1991 - )
Alexandra Cottage (1960 - 1993)
Anglican Children's Home (1983 - )
Assemblies of God in Australia (1937 - 2007)
Balmoral Cottage (1977 - 1993)
Bay Cottage (1970 - 1998)
Bethel Home, Dalby (1952 - 1982)
Beulah Home (1960? - 1974)
Bindari Lodge (1971 - 1995)
Church of England Rescue Home (1894 - 1898)
Daintree River Mission (1941 - 1962)
Durak Cottage (1981 - 1993)
Enoggera Boys' Home (1906 - 1978)
Farm Cottage (1965 - 1989)
Female Refuge and Infants Home (1870 - 1919)
The Friary (1966 - 1981)
Grey Cottage (1960 - 1991)
Home of the Good Shepherd, Nundah (1893 - 1901)
Home of the Good Shepherd, Ormiston (1897 - c. 1913)
Illoura Family Group Home (1975 - 1990)
Industrial School for Girls, Clayfield (1903 - 1920)
Industrial School, Yarrabah Mission Station (1900 - 1960?)
Kowanyama Mission (1967 - 1987)
Kunara Family Group Home (c. 1969 - 1989)
Lockhart River Mission (1924 - 1967)
The Lutheran Church of Australia (1838 - )
Mitchell River Mission (1905 - 1967)
Morris House (1975 - 1983)
Presbyterian Church of Queensland (1849 - )
The Salvation Army Australia (Eastern Territory) (1885 - )
Sandeman Nursery (1897 - 1898)
St Christopher's Lodge (1934 - c. 1959)
St George's Family Group Home, Mason Street (1978 - 1982)
St George's Homes, Rockhampton (1922 - 1979)
St George's Orphanage, Rockhampton (1917 - 1922)
St Mary's Home, Taringa (1898 - 1919)
St Mary's Home, Toowong (1919 - 1991)
Talera Lodge (1977 - 1988)
Tufnell Home (1901 - 1993)
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Daisy Hill (1990 - 1994)
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Regents Park (1996 - )
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Springwood (1990 - )
Tufnell Toddlers' Home (1947 - c. 1975)
United Protestant Association Home (1951 - c. 1960)
United Protestant Association of Queensland (c. 1938 - 1974?)
Wahroonga Family Group Home (1974 - 1993)
Wongabeena Family Group Home (1970 - 1989)