This series includes records with both open and restricted access. Open access records can be ordered from SROWA by any member of the public. Individuals will need to apply to the Department of Communities, Freedom of Information Unit in order to access restricted records.
This series includes records relating to state and privately run children's homes, children's courts, state wards, child migration, foster care, boarding out, and adoption.
It also contains records relating to the passing of legislation, records relating to policy development, and correspondence with external agencies and other state government departments, including child welfare departments in other states.
The below document contains a list of items in this series that may be of relevance to Care Leavers. The items are arranged by the Home/Institution or theme that they refer to.
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.
08 April 2022
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/wa/WE00643
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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