The Aborigines Welfare Directorate replaced the Aborigines Welfare Board in 1969. It later became known as the Aborigines Services Branch, Youth and Community Services.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Child Welfare and Social Welfare, Report of the Minister for Social Welfare on the working of the Aborigines Act, 1969., Government Printer, Sydney, 1970; Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 21 February 2011, Last modified: 2 August 2013