Former residents wishing to access records about their time in care can contact the Time in Care Information Access Service, in the Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women.
Although the files are confidential and access is therefore restricted, the Department supports the rights of former residents to obtain information about themselves.
The Department is aware that former residents often want the records of their family member and/or other people. This information is often sensitive and personal in nature. To safeguard the rights of privacy, clients are unable to obtain information about other people, including other family members, without the authority of the person/people concerned.
This protects the right to privacy of all individuals, as personal information on other people will be given out only with their permission.
These Files are generally kept at the institution until after the child is discharged from care, when the file is transferred to the Department.
A definitive date range for these records cannot be confirmed and is only an estimate.
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.
13 May 2022
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