In New South Wales, records relating to individuals, such as case files and correspondence are closed to public access for 100 years. Records such as registers and indexes are closed to public access for 80 years.
More recent records are closed to protect personal privacy. People wishing to access records about themselves will need to submit a GIPA (Government Information Public Access) form to the Department of Communities and Justice Open Government, Information and Privacy unit.
Records in this collection that are older than 80/100 years are open to the public, and can be accessed by contacting Museums of History NSW (State Archives).
Many of the earlier records in this collection have been included in the
The records series listed below have been arranged by the institution/s that created them. Some series span a wider date range and were used by more than one institution, and so have been listed multiple times under different headings.
For more information about a particular record, click the link in its title to read the Museums of History NSW (State Archives) description. Not all records listed here have been fully processed at the time of writing (May 2023), and as such further information may not be available for all records.
Newcastle Industrial School for Females (1867 - 1871)
Biloela Industrial School, Cockatoo Island (1871 - 1887)
Parramatta Girls Industrial School (1887 - 1912)
Parramatta Girls Training Home (1912 - 1946)
Parramatta Girls Training School (1946 - 1974)
Kamballa (1974 - 1983)
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
We do not currently have any photographs linked to this entry. If you know of any additional photographs, please contact us.
The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
14 July 2023
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/nsw/ENT0230
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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