• Archival Collection

Children and Youth Services Records

To access these records

Please contact Adoptions and Permanency Services:

Postal Address: PO Box 538, Hobart TAS 7001

Phone: (03) 6166 0422

Aftercare Support Program Phone: 1300 654 583

Adoptions and Permanency Services Email: adoption.services@communities.tas.gov.au

After Care Support Program Email: aftercaresupport@communities.tas.gov.au

Website: https://www.decyp.tas.gov.au/children/adoptions-and-permanency-services/


Children and Youth Services Records include child welfare records that have not yet been transferred to and processed by the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office. These records include Admission Registers for Ashley Home for Boys covering the dates 1954 – 1984. These registers contain personal information about boys detailed at Ashley.

Access Conditions

Access to personal information in these records is subject to conditions to protect the privacy of individuals. Care Leavers, including those from Ashley Home for Boys, wishing to have access to their records can contact the Adoptions and Permanancy Services Aftercare Support Program, through the Department of Communities Tasmania website.

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