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New South Wales - Archival Collection

Mount Penang Training School for Boys records, State Archives NSW (1946 - 1950)

Reference No
NRS-22856; RNGC-5051
Legal Status
State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Number

These are records created by Mount Penang Training School for Boys, Gosford, and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The collection includes case files for boys in detention at Mount Penang, as well as a series of as-yet unprocessed files.


Access Conditins

Access to these records is currently restricted. 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.

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.


The following information about these records has been published in the State Archives catalogue:

  • Case Files, 1946-1950. Reference Number: NRS-22856.
    These files contain details about individual boys detained at Mount Penang Training School. They include information such as time in detention/sentence, formal correspondence relating to their admission and discharge, and day-to-day occurrences involving the boy.
  • Mount Penang Training School for Boys: Files, undated. Reference Number: RNCG-5051.
    These records have not yet been fully processed, and so no further description is available.

Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart