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Legislation State Children's Act 1895
Colony of South Australia
The State Children's Act 1895 established the State Children's Council, a government agency responsible for the care of State children.
Key provision: State Children's Council established with responsibility for the care of State children. State Children's Council responsible for the care, management and control of State Children and their property, including their apprenticeship, placement and attendance at school until 13 years. Repealed by Child Welfare Ordinance 1958.
- State Children's Act 1895 (SA), 1895. Details
- To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009, http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/exhibitions/remove/sa/legislation.html. Details
Sources used to compile this entry: To Remove and Protect, South Australian Legislation, AIATSIS, 2009, http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/collections/exhibitions/remove/sa/legislation.html.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 21 February 2011, Last modified: 2 November 2011