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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.
Umeewarra Nguraritja
Policy
The term Policy refers to a guiding principle adopted by a group, sector or government with respect to a particular issue.
Aboriginal Child Placement Principle (1983 - 2009)
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Ernabella Mission (1937 - 1974)
Mount Gambier Aborigines' Home (1865 - 1867)
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 Affairs Act 1962 (1962 - 1972)
Aboriginal Orphans Act 1844 (1844 - 1911)
Aboriginal Prisoners Act 1844 (1844 - 1870)
Aborigines (Training of Children) Act 1923 (1923 - 1937)
Aborigines Act 1911 (1911 - 1937)
Aborigines Act 1934 (1934 - 1963)
Adoption Act 1988 (1989 - )
Adoption of Children Act 1925 (1925 - 1967)
Adoption of Children Act 1966-1967 (1967 - 1989)
Affiliation Law Amendment Act 1898 (1898 - 1927)
Age of Majority (Reduction) Act 1970-1971 (1971 - )
Apprentices (War Service) Relief Act 1915 (1915 - 1934)
Apprentices Act 1950 (1951 - 1981)
Catholic Marriages Act 1844 (1844 - 1868)
Child Protection Review (Powers and Immunities) Act 2002 (2002 - )
Children's Institution Subsidies Act 1961 (1961 - 1966)
Children's Protection Act 1899 (1899 - 1937)
Children's Protection Act 1936 (1937 - 1972)
Children's Protection Act 1993 (1994 - )
Children's Protection and Young Offenders Act 1979 (1979 - 1994)
Children's Services Act 1985 (1985 - )
Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) Act 2004 (2004 - )
Community Welfare Act 1972 (1972 - )
Corporal Punishment Abolition Act 1971 (1971 - )
Criminal Law Consolidation Act 1935 (1936 - )
De Facto Relationships Act 1996 (1996 - )
Destitute Asylum Act 1863 (1863 - 1867)
Destitute Persons Act 1872 (1872 - 1881)
Destitute Persons Act 1881 (1881 - 1927)
Destitute Persons Relief Act 1866 (1867 - 1872)
Education Act 1851 (1851 - 1875)
Education Act 1875 (1875 - 1916)
Education Act 1915 (1915 - 1972)
Education Act 1972 (1972 - )
Educational Lands Act 1881 (1881 - 1936)
Family Relationships Act 1975 (1976 - )
Freedom of Information Act 1991 (1992 - )
Gaols Act 1842 (1842 - 1870)
Guardianship and Administration Act 1993 (1995 - )
Guardianship of Infants Act 1887 (1887 - 1940)
Guardianship of Infants Act 1940 (1940 - )
Infants Custody Act 1883 (1884 - 1887)
Inter-State Destitute Persons Relief Act 1910 (1911 - 1966)
Intervention Orders (Prevention of Abuse) Act 2009 (2011 - )
Juvenile Courts Act 1941 (1941 - 1966)
Juvenile Courts Act 1965-1966 (1965 - 1971)
Juvenile Courts Act 1971 (1971 - 1979)
Juvenile Offenders Act 1872 (1872 - 1937)
Lunacy Act 1847 (1847 - 1864)
The Lunatics Act 1864 (1864 - 1914)
Maintenance Act 1843 (1843 - 1867)
Maintenance Act 1926 (1927 - 1972)
Marriage Act 1842 (1842 - 1868)
Marriage Act 1867 (1868 - 1937)
Marriage Act 1936 (1937 - 1968)
Masters and Servants Act 1837
Masters and Servants Act 1841 (1841 - 1847)
Masters and Servants Act 1847 (1847 - 1863)
Masters and Servants Act 1863 (1863 - 1878)
Masters and Servants Act 1878 (1878 - 1973)
The Mental Defectives Act 1913 (1913 - 1936)
Mental Defectives Act 1935 (1936 - 1995)
Mental Health Act 1977 (1977 - 1995)
Mental Health Act 1993 (1995 - 2010)
Orphans Act 1848 (1848 - 1867)
Police Prisons Act 1905 (1905 - 1937)
Prisoners Act 1855-6 (1856 - 1870)
Prisons Act 1869 (1870 - 1937)
Prisons Act 1936 (1937 - 1985)
State Children Act 1895 (1895 - 1927)
Statute Law Revision Act 1934 (1934 - 1966)
Statutes Amendment (Domestic Partners) Act 2006 (2007 - )
Technical Education of Apprentices Act 1917 (1917 - 1951)
Venereal Diseases Act 1920 (1920 - 1947)
Young Offenders Act 1993 (1993 - )
Youth Court Act 1993 (1994 - )
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.
The Babies' Home Walkerville (1912 - 1945)
Baptist Union of South Australia (1863 - )
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)
Churches of Christ (1840s - )
Claring-bould Cottage (c. 1982 - c. 1995)
Colton Cottage (1987 - 1994?)
Congregational Union of South Australia (1837 - 1977)
Cullford Cottage (1980s - 1995?)
Farr Cottage (1982 - 1996?)
Farr House (1935 - 1982)
Fuller Street Cottage (1976? - 1982)
Garden Cottage (1976 - 1984)
Girls' Friendly Society Lodge (1913 - 1975)
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)
The Lutheran Church of Australia (1838 - )
Mission
Montrose Cottage (1986 - 1995?)
Morialta Children's Homes Incorporated (1972 - 1974)
Morialta Protestant Children's Home (1924 - 1972)
Morialta Protestant Children's Home, Board of Management (1924 - 1974)
The Orphan Home (1860 - 1935)
Poonindie Mission (1851 - 1894)
Presbyterian Church of Australia (1901 - )
Ragless Avenue Cottage (1983 - 1985)
Rose Cottage (1983 - 1993)
Rose Street Family Connections Unit (1990 - 1993)
Ross Cottage (1984 - 1993)
SA Protestant Federation (c. 1920 - )
The Salvation Army (1829 - )
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)
Toorak Gardens Boys' Hostel (1967 - 1972)
Umeewarra Mission Children's Home (1937 - 1964)
Umeewarra Mission Home, Davenport Reserve (1964 - 1995)