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Adolescent Care
Adolescent Care refers to models of out-of-home care geared to the needs of young people, including Adolescent Units, Early Adolescent Units, Teenage Units and Adolescent Community Placement. Programs for adolescents became more common from the 1980s.
Seaford Youth Support Unit (1980 - ?)
Southern Region Group Home (1979 - 1990)
Adoption Agency
The term Adoption Agency refers to any organisation involved in the adoption of babies and children, whether this was mandated by legislation or not. The adoption of children was, and is, controlled by state laws and the states of Australia introduced their first adoption acts at different times, beginning with Western Australia in 1896. Prior to the existence of legislation which legally recognised adoption, 'de facto', 'private' or 'unofficial' adoptions took place. These adoptions were arranged by individuals (such as midwives, or solicitors), by organisations (such as religious or charitable agencies), as well as by government departments.
Kate Cocks Memorial Adoption Agency (1967 - 1978)
Kate Cocks Memorial Babies' Home (1954 - 1976)
McBride Maternity Hospital (1914 - 1975)
Queen Victoria Hospital (1966 - 1989)
Adoption Information Service
The term Adoption Information Service refers to a program established under state or territory adoption legislation to provide access to information to the parties involved in an adoption (i.e. the birth parent/s, the adoptee, the adoptive parents).
Adoption and Family Information Service of SA (c. 1988 - )
Advisory Council
The term Advisory Council refers to a group established by legislation to act in an advisory capacity to government on a particular area of policy (such as child welfare).
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Advocacy Body
An Advocacy Body is a group formed by people who share concerns around a particular issue, in this case child welfare, and who seek to raise the priority of their concerns on the public and/or government agendas.
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Amending Act
An Amending Act is a law passed to amend (change) another law. Amending Acts can change original pieces of legislation (Principal Acts) or they can change previous Amending Acts.
Aboriginal Affairs Act Amendment Act 1967 (1967 - 1972)
Aboriginal Affairs Act Amendment Act 1968 (1968 - 1972)
Aborigines Act Amendment Act 1939 (1940 - 1963)
Adoption (Consent to Publication) Amendment Act 2013 (2013 - )
Adoption (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1996 (1997 - )
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1931 (1931 - 1936)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1940 (1940 - 1975)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1943 (1943 - 1967)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1975 (1976 - 1989)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1976 (1976 - 1989)
Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1966 (Act No. 18) (1966 - 1981)
Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1966 (Act No. 47) (1966 - 1981)
Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1970 (1970 - 1981)
Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1971 (1972 - 1981)
Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1978 (1978 - 1981)
Children's Protection (Implementation of Report Recommendations) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 - )
Children's Protection (Mandatory Reporting and Reciprocal Arrangements) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 - )
Children's Protection (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2005 (2006 - )
Children's Protection Act Amendment Act 1918 (1918 - 1937)
Children's Protection Act Amendment Act 1961 (1961 - 1972)
Children's Protection Act Amendment Act 1969 (1969 - 1972)
Children's Protection Amendment Act 1904 (1904 - 1937)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1988 (1988 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act (No.3) 1988 (1988 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1980 (1980 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1982 (1982 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1984 (1985 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1986 (1987 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1988 (1988 - 1994)
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act Amendment Act 1989 (1989 - 1994)
Children's Services (Child Care) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 - )
Children's Services Act Amendment Act 1987 (1988 - )
Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Children on APY Lands) Amendment Act 2007 (2007 - )
Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2004 (2004 - )
Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Privileges and Immunities) Amendment Act 2006 (2006 - )
Community Welfare (Children) Amendment Act 1993 (1994 - )
Community Welfare Act Amendment Act 1979 (1979 - )
Community Welfare Act Amendment Act 1988 (1988 - )
Community Welfare Amendment Act (No.2) 1975 (1976 - 1981)
Community Welfare Amendment Act 1973 (1973 - )
Community Welfare Amendment Act 1975 (1975 - 1976)
Community Welfare Amendment Act 1976 (1977 - )
Community Welfare Amendment Act 1981 (1983 - )
Criminal Law Consolidation (Mental Impairment) Amendment Act 1995 (1996 - )
The Destitute Persons Act Amendment Act 1886 (1886 - 1927)
The Destitute Persons and State Children's Acts Amendment Act 1903 (1903 - 1927)
Education Act 1877 (1877 - 1881)
Education Act 1878 (1878 - 1916)
Education Act 1929 (1929 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1947 (1947 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1966 (1966 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1916 (1916 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1924 (1925 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1940 (1941 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1945 (1946 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1946 (1946 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1947 (1947 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1948 (1948 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1949 (1949 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1951 (1951 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1954 (1954 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1960 (1960 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1962 (1962 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1965 (1965 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1965-1966 (1966 - 1972)
Education Act Amendment Act 1970 (1970 - 1972)
Education Act Further Amendment Act (No. 2) 1919 (1919 - 1972)
Education Act Further Amendment Act 1919 (1919 - 1972)
Education Act Further Amendment Act 1923 (1923 - 1924)
Education Acts Amendment Act 1891 (1891 - 1916)
Education Acts Amendment Act 1905 (1905 - 1916)
Education Further Amendment Act 1879 (1879 - 1916)
Family Relationships (Parentage) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 - )
Family Relationships (Surrogacy) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 - )
Family Relationships Act Amendment Act 1986 (1986 - )
Family Relationships Act Amendment Act 1988 (1988 - )
Guardianship and Administration (Approved Treatment Centres) Act 1994 (1994 - )
Guardianship and Administration (Extension of Sunset Clause and Validation of Orders) Amendment Act 1998 (1998 - )
Guardianship and Administration (Extension of Sunset Clause) Amendment Act 1997 (1997 - )
Guardianship and Administration (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 1999 (1999 - )
Guardianship and Administration (Miscellaneous) Amendment Act 2005 (2005 - )
Guardianship of Infants Act Amendment Act 1975 (1976 - )
Inter-State Destitute Persons Relief (Amendment) Act 1931 (1931 - 1966)
Interstate Destitute Persons Relief Act Amendment Act 1943 (1943 - 1966)
Inter-State Destitute Persons Relief Act Amendment Act 1955 (1955 - 1966)
Inter-State Destitution Persons Relief Act Amendment Act 1958 (1958 - 1966)
Juvenile Courts Act Amendment Act 1969 (1970 - 1971)
Juvenile Courts Act Amendment Act 1972 (1972 - 1979)
Juvenile Courts Act Amendment Act 1974 (1974 - 1979)
Lunacy Act 1865-6 (1866 - 1914)
Lunacy Act 1868-9 (1868 - 1914)
Lunatics Amendment Act 1865 (1865 - 1934)
Maintenance Act 1937 (1937 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1930 (1930 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1937 (1937 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1946 (1946 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1948 (1948 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1950 (1950 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1952 (1952 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1957 (1957 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1958 (1958 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1963 (1963 - 1972)
Maintenance Act Amendment Act 1965 (1966 - 1972)
Marriage Act 1852 (1852 - 1862)
Marriage Act 1868-9 (1869 - 1937)
Marriage Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1968)
Marriage Act Amendment Act 1944 (1944 - 1968)
Marriage Act Amendment Act 1950 (1950 - 1968)
Marriage Act Amendment Act 1957 (1950 - 1968)
Marriage Act Further Amendment Act 1882 (1882 - 1937)
Masters and Servants Act 1849 (1849 - 1863)
Masters and Servants Act 1852 (1852 - 1863)
Masters and Servants Act 1877 (1877 - 1878)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1939 (1939 - 1995)
The Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1914 (1914 - 1922)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1933 (1933 - 1936)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1939 (1939 - 1995)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1995)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1945 (1945 - 1995)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1950 (1950 - 1995)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1953 (1953 - 1995)
Mental Defectives Act Amendment Act 1958 (1958 - 1995)
Mental Health (Inpatient) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 - )
Mental Health (Supplementary Provisions) Act 1935 (1935 - 1996)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1962 (1962 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1967 (1967 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1959 (1959 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1960 (1960 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1961 (1961 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1962 (1962 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1964 (1964 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1966 (1966 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1967 (1967 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1968 (1969 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1969 (1969 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1974 (1974 - 1995)
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1979 (1979 - )
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1985 (1987 - )
Mental Health Act Amendment Act 1986 (1987 - )
Prison Act Amendment Act 1912 (1912 - 1937)
Prison Act Amendment Act 1936 (1936 - 1937)
Prison Act Further Amendment Act 1915 (1915 - 1937)
Prison Act Further Amendment Act 1924 (1924 - 1937)
Prison Act Further Amendment Act 1925 (1925 - 1937)
Prison Acts Amendment Act 1928 (1928 - 1937)
Prison Acts Amendment Act 1934 (1934 - 1937)
Prisons Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1969 (1970 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act (No.2) 1974 (1974 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1954 (1954 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1956 (1956 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1968 (1968 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1969 (1970 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1973 (1973 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1974 (1974 - 1985)
Prisons Act Amendment Act 1975 (1975 - 1985)
Quaker Marriage Act 1864 (1864 - 1868)
Quaker Marriages Act 1862 (1862 - 1868)
The State Children Amendment Act 1900 (1900 - 1927)
The State Children Amendment Act 1909 (1909 - 1927)
The State Children Further Amendment Act 1903 (1903 - 1927)
State Children Further Amendment Act 1918 (1918 - 1927)
Statute Law Revision Act 1935 (1935 - 1936)
Statute Law Revision Act 1936 (1936 - ?)
Statute Law Revision Act 1983 (1983 - )
Statute Law Revision Act 1986 (1989 - )
Statutes Amendment (Bail) Act 1985 (1985 - )
Statutes Amendment (Children's Bail) Act 1986 (1987 - )
Statutes Amendment (Children's Protection) Act 2009 (2010 - )
Statutes Amendment (Consent to Medical and Dental Procedures and Mental Health) Act 1988 (1988 - )
Statutes Amendment (Courts) Act 2004 (2004 - )
Statutes Amendment (De Facto Relationships) Act 2011 (2011 - )
Statutes Amendment (Female Genital Mutilation and Child Protection) Act 1995 (1995 - )
Statutes Amendment (Mental Health and Prisons) Act 1963 (1963 - )
Statutes Amendment (Recidivist Young Offenders and Youth Parole Board) Act 2009 (2010 - )
Statutes Amendment (Sentencing of Young Offenders) Act 1996 (1996 - )
Statutes Amendment (Sentencing) Act 1992 (1992 - 1994)
Statutes Amendment (Serious Firearm Offences) Act 2012 (2012 - )
Statutes Amendment (Truth in Sentencing) Act 1994 (1994 - )
Statutes Amendment (Warrants of Apprehension) Act 2000 (2000 - )
Statutes Amendment (Young Offenders) Act 1998 (1998 - )
Statutes Amendment (Young Offenders) Act 2007 (2008 - )
Statutes Amendment (Young Offenders) Act 2013 (2013 - )
Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Justice Portfolio) Act 1999 (1999 - )
Statutes Amendment and Repeal (Sentencing) Act 1988 (1988 - )
Statutes Repeal and Amendment (Children's Protection and Young Offenders) Act 1993 (1994 - )
Technical Education of Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1921 (1921 - 1951)
Technical Education of Apprentices Act Amendment Act 1940 (1940 - 1951)
Young Offenders (Publication of Information) Amendment Act 2000 (2000 - )
Youth Court (Judicial Tenure) Amendment Act 2001 (2001 - )
Anglican
The term Anglican describes a person or orgnisation affiliated with the Anglican Church.
Anglican Board of Mission - Australia (1995 - )
Anglican Child Care Services (1978 - 1988)
Anglican Church of Australia (1981 - )
Anglican Social Welfare Bureau (1981 - 1988)
Anglicare SA (1997 - )
Archdiocese
Australian Board of Mission (1850 - 1995)
The Babies' Home Walkerville (1912 - 1945)
Braemore Cottage (1980s - 1996?)
Brookman Cottage (1985 - 1989)
Cecil Street Cottage (1980s - c. 1995)
The Children's Home at Walkerville (1886 - 1904)
The Church of England Boys' Home at Walkerville (1903 - 1955)
Church of England Diocesan Mission House (1945 - 1949)
Church of England Hostel for Inland Children (1945 - 1946)
Church of England Social Welfare Bureau (1947 - 1981)
Claring-bould Cottage (c. 1982 - c. 1995)
Colton Cottage (1987 - 1994?)
Cullford Cottage (1980s - 1995?)
Diocese
Farr Cottage (1982 - 1996?)
Farr House (1935 - 1982)
Fuller Street Cottage (1976? - 1982)
Garden Cottage (1976 - 1984)
Girls' Friendly Society (1875 - )
Girls' Friendly Society Lodge (1913 - 1975)
Hostel
Hostel of the Holy Name (1949 - 1975)
The House of Mercy and Retreat for Women (1881 - 1974)
Karingal Youth Hostel (1952 - 1964)
Kennion Cottage (1984 - 1989?)
Kennion House (1955 - 1982)
Lady Victoria Buxton Girls' Club (1898 - 1955)
Mission
Montrose Cottage (1986 - 1995?)
The Orphan Home (1860 - 1935)
Point Pearce Mission Station (1868 - 1915)
Poonindie Mission (1851 - 1894)
Ragless Avenue Cottage (1983 - 1985)
Rose Cottage (1983 - 1993)
Rose Street Family Connections Unit (1990 - 1993)
Ross Cottage (1984 - 1993)
Sisters of the Community of the Holy Name (c. 1888 - )
Smith Street Cottage (1976 - 1984)
St Francis House (1946 - 1959)
St Mary's Home for Children (1953 - 1990)
St Mary's Mission of Hope (1904 - 1953)