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.
Catholic Child Welfare Council (1929 - 2003)
Catholic Family Welfare Bureau (1970 - 1977)
Policy
The term Policy refers to a guiding principle adopted by a group, sector or government with respect to a particular issue.
Child and Youth Migration (1913 - 1968)
Kinship Care
Normalisation
Parental Support and Responsibility (Disclosure of Information) Guidelines 2009, State of Western Australia
Permanency
Policies and practices in out of home 'care' 1920s (1920 - 1929)
Policies and practices in out of home 'care' 1930s (1930 - 1939)
Politician
A Politician is a person who is, or has been, elected to a government office.
Irons, Stephen MP (Steve) (1958 - ), Politician
Mitchell, Sir James (1866 - 1951), Politician
Murray, Andrew (1947 - ), Politician
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Benmore Presbyterian Children's Home (1947 - 1962?)
Bulungarr Hostel (1978 - c. 1986)
Burnbrae Presbyterian Children's Home (1938 - 1956)
Collins House (1975 - 1987)
Cosmo Newberry (1940 - 1973)
Council Presbyterian Children's Homes (1938? - 1963?)
Manguri (1988 - 2002)
Mount Margaret Mission (1921 - 1975)
Mowanjum (1956 - 1979)
Port George IV Mission (1912 - 1951)
Presbyterian Church (1879 - 1977)
Rangevue Hostel (1969 - 1973?)
Sister Kate's Child and Family Care Services (1980 - 1988)
Terrace House (1976 - 1980)
United Aborigines Mission, Carnarvon (1912? - 1977?)
United Aborigines Mission, Esperance (1966 - ?)
United Aborigines Mission, Gnowangerup (1935 - 1954)
Warburton Mission (1933 - 1977)
Wotjulum [Presbyterian Mission] (1951 - 1956)
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.
Barton's Mill Prison (1942 - 1989)
Project
The term Project refers to a program established to investigate or redevelop policies, practices or services.
Adoption Search Reunion (United Kingdom)
Redress WA (2008 - 2011), State of Western Australia
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 (1907 - 1909)
Annesfield [Albany Native School] (1852 - 1871?)
Australian Aborigines' Evangelical Mission (1949 - 1980s)
Australian Aborigines' Mission (1908 - 1929)
Australian Churches of Christ Indigenous Ministries (2009 - 2013)
Bethel Inc. (1965? - 1972?)
Canning Highway Bethel Inc. Hostel (1970? - ?)
Christian Brethren (1947 - )
Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board Inc (1942 - 2009)
Collie Boys' Home (1902 - 1920)
Condingup Hostel (1967? - 1982?)
Cosmo Newberry (1940 - 1973)
Dellahale House (1964 - 2001)
Derby Group Home (1979 - 1984)
Derby Hostel (1956 - 1994)
Dulhi Gunyah (1909 - 1918)
Ebenezer Homes (1970? - )
Fairhaven Hostel (1965 - 1987)
Fitzroy Crossing Mission (1952 - 1987)
Forrest Lodge (1939 - 1968)
Geraldton Protestant Children's Home Inc (1921 - ?)
Gnowangerup Mission, Australian Aborigines' Mission (1926 - 1935)
Greenbushes Hostel (1942 - 1946)
Halls Creek Mission (1943 - 1960)
John Frewer House (1968 - 2001)
Karalundi Mission (1954 - 1974)
Kenwick Farm (1947 - 1961)
Kurrawang Mission (1952 - 1984)
Marribank (1952 - 1988)
Memorial Cottage, Roleystone (1942 - 1944)
Meribah (1972 - c. 1986)
Methodist Girls' Home (1917 - 1924)
Millington Street Hostel (1970? - ?)
Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services (1984 - 2006)
Mount Margaret Mission (1921 - 1975)
Protestant Children's Home (1921 - 1964)
Pukulari Cottage (1974 - 1984)
Roelands Native Mission Farm (1938 - 1975)
Salvation Army (1897 - )
Salvation Army Industrial School for Boys [Collie] (1901 - 1920)
Salvation Army Industrial School for Girls, Collie (1901 - 1920)
Seaforth Salvation Army Boys' Reformatory (1920 - 1955)
Seaforth Salvation Army Girls' Home (1920 - 1942)
Sister Kate's Child and Family Care Services (1980 - 1988)
Sister Kate's Children's Cottage Home, Queen's Park (1934 - 1980)
Sunday Island Mission (1899 - 1934)
Sunday Island Mission [II] (1937 - 1964)
United Aborigines Mission- UAM Ministries (1929 - )
United Aborigines Mission, Halls Creek (1957 - 1967)
Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services (1977 - 1984?)
Watchmen in God's Service (Inc) [WINGS] (1998? - 2006?)
Western Australian Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (1890 - )
Wiluna Mission (1955 - 1974)
Wollaston (1973 - 1995?)
Wongutha Mission Training Farm (1954 - 1993)
Wotjulum [United Aborigines Mission] (1934 - 1937)
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.
Bray, Francis Illingworth, Public Servant
Chief Protector of Aborigines (1) (1897 - 1901), Colony of Western Australia
Chief Protector of Aborigines (2) (1901 - 1936), State of Western Australia
Colonial Surgeon (1830 - 1895)
Commissioner for Native Affairs (1936 - 1954)
Commissioner for Native Welfare (1954 - 1972)
Dale, William (1838? - 1897), Public Servant
Director of Mental Health Services (1966 - 1984)
Ellis, Theophilus Tighe (1782? - 1834), Public Servant
Gale, Charles Frederick (1860 - 1928), Public Servant
Gare, Frank Ellis (1918 - 2003), Public Servant
Guardian of Aborigines (1849 - 1857), Crown Colony of Western Australia
Guardian of Aborigines and Protector of Settlers (1857 - 1887), Crown Colony of Western Australia
Inspector General of Mental Hospitals (1947 - 1966)
Inspector General of the Insane (1904 - 1947)
Isdell, James (1849? - 1919), Public Servant
Middleton, Stanley, Public Servant
Neville, Auber Octavius (1875 - 1954), Public Servant
Pechell, Edmund Donald, Public Servant
Principal Medical Officer (1895 - 1911)
Prinsep, Henry Charles (1844 - 1922), Public Servant
Protector of Aborigines (1832 - 1954)
Superintendent of Natives (1832 - 1838), Crown Colony of Western Australia
Superintendent of Poor Relief and Inspector of Charitable Institutions (1874 - 1908)
Superintending Medical Officer of Asylums (1901 - 1903?)
Symmons, Charles (1804? - 1887), Public Servant
Watson, Sydney, Public Servant