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.
British Association for Adoption and Fostering (1978 - )
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
Permanency
Policies and practices in out of home 'care' 1920s (1920 - 1929)
Policies and practices in out of home 'care' 1930s (1930 - 1939)
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Benmore Presbyterian Children's Home (1947 - 1962?)
Burnbrae Presbyterian Children's Home (1938 - 1956)
Collins House (1975 - 1987)
Council Presbyterian Children's Homes (1938? - 1963?)
Manguri (1988 - 2002)
Mowanjum (1956 - )
Port George IV Mission (1912 - 1951)
Presbyterian Church (1879 - 1977)
Rangevue Hostel (1969 - 1973?)
Sister Kate's Child and Family Care Services (1980 - 1988)
Sister Kate's Children's Cottage Home (1934 - 1980)
Terrace House (1976 - 1980)
United Aborigines Mission, Gnowangerup (1935 - 1954)
Wotjulum (1951 - 1956)
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.
Aborigines Act 1905 (1905 - 1963)
Aborigines Protection Act 1886 (1886 - 1905)
Community Welfare Act 1972 (1972 - 2004)
Native Welfare Act 1963 (1963 - 1972)
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.
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)
Anglican Farm School, Stoneville (1955 - 1961)
Anglicare Youth House (1994 - 1995?)
Annesfield (1852 - 1871?)
Australian Aboriginal Evangelical Mission Hostel (1966 - 1980?)
Australian Aborigines' Evangelical Mission (1949 - 1980s)
Australian Aborigines' Mission (1908 - 1929)
Australian Churches of Christ Indigenous Ministries (2009 - 2013)
Belmont Cottage (1979? - )
Bethel Inc. (1964 - 1986)
Bishop Hale's Institution for Native and Half-Caste Children in Perth (c. 1870 - c. 1888)
Canning Highway Bethel Home (1966 - 1982?)
Carlisle Group House (1976 - 1994?)
Chesterfield House, Rockingham Youth External Accommodation Project (1983 - )
Christian Brethren (1947 - )
Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board (Inc) (1942 - 2009)
Collie Boys' Home (1902 - 1920)
Condingup Hostel (1967? - 1976)
Cosmo Newbery Mission (1953 - 1973?)
Dellahale House (1964 - 2001)
Derby Hostel (1956 - 1994)
Dulhi Gunyah (1909 - 1918)
Ebenezer Home (1968 - )
Fairhaven Hostel (1965 - 1987)
Fitzroy Crossing Mission (1952 - 1987)
Forrest Lodge (1939 - 1968)
Forrest River Mission (1913 - 1968)
Fremantle Cottage (1978? - )
Fremantle Native School (1842 - 1851)
Geraldton Protestant Children's Home Inc (1921 - ?)
Girls' Friendly Society Lodge (1915 - 1990?)
Girls' High School, Kalgoorlie (1902 - 1916)
Gnowangerup Mission, Australian Aborigines' Mission (1926 - 1935)
Greenbushes Hostel (1942 - 1946)
Halls Creek Mission (1943 - 1960)
Hillston Point Walter Annexe (1958? - 1984?)
Hillston, Anglican Farm School, Stoneville (1962 - 1969)
Home for Girls (1883 - 1888?)
Jenny House (1994 - 2008)
John Frewer House (1968 - 2001)
Karalundi Mission (1954 - 1974)
Kenwick Farm (1947 - 1961)
Kurrawang Mission (1952 - 1984)
Malcolm Street Receiving Home (1907)
Marribank (1952 - 1988)
Mary Clementina Hostel for Girls (1931 - 1952)
Memorial Cottage, Roleystone (1942 - 1944)
Meribah (1972 - c. 1986)
Merredin Residential College (1954 - )
Methodist Girls' Home (1917 - 1924)
Millington Street Bethel Home (1962? - 1982?)
Mofflyn Child and Family Care Services (1984 - 2006)
Mount Margaret Mission (1921 - 1975)
Northam Residential College (2003 - )
Padbury Boys' Farm School (1946 - 1955)
Parkerville Children's Home (1909 - 2005)
Penny Jones House (2008 - )
Perth Boys' Orphanage (1869 - 1876)
Perth College (1902 - )
Perth Girls' Orphanage (1868 - 1942)
The Priory Hostel, Albany (1955? - 1988?)
Protestant Children's Home (1921 - 1964)
Pukulari Cottage (1974 - 1984)
Redhill Reformatory School (1903 - 1922)
Roelands Native Mission Farm (1938 - 1975)
Roelands Village (1975 - 1984)
Salvation Army (1897 - ), Western Australia
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)
Seaside House, Coogee (1931 - 1968)
Shiloh (1952 - 1963)
Sister Kate's Child and Family Care Services (1980 - 1988)
St Andrew's Hostel, Esperance (1968 - 2000?)
St Christopher's Hostel, Northam (1941 - 2002)
St James Residential College, Moora (1960s - )
St Peter's Boys' School, Fremantle (1903)
Sunday Island Mission (1899 - 1934)
Sunday Island Mission (1937 - 1964)
Swan Boys' Orphanage (1876 - 1942)
Swan Homes (1943 - 1959)
Swan Native and Half Caste Mission (c. 1880 - 1920)
Swanleigh (1960 - 2010)
Tower House (1901 - 1903)
United Aborigines Mission- UAM Ministries (1929 - )
United Aborigines Mission, Halls Creek (1957 - 1967)
Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services (1977 - 1984?)
Valima Hostel (1971? - 1975?)
Ventnor Avenue Bethel Home (1970 - 1982?)
Waif's Home, Parkerville (1903 - 1909)
Warburton Mission (1933 - 1977)
Watchmen in God's Service (Inc) [WINGS] (1998? - 2006?)
Western Australian Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church (1890 - )
Wiluna Mission (1955 - 1975)
Wollaston (1973 - 1995?)
Wongutha Mission Training Farm (1954 - 1993)
Wotjulum (1934 - 1937)
Yes! Housing (1997 - )
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.
Chief Protector of Aborigines (1898 - 1936)
Colonial Surgeon (1830 - 1895)
Director of Mental Health Services (1966 - 1984)
Inspector General of Mental Hospitals (1947 - 1966)
Inspector General of the Insane (1904 - 1947)
Principal Medical Officer (1895 - 1911)
Superintendent of Poor Relief and Inspector of Charitable Institutions (1874 - 1908)
Superintending Medical Officer of Asylums (1901 - 1903?)