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New South Wales - Organisation

Department of Youth and Community Services (1973 - 1975)

State Government of New South Wales

From
1973
To
1975
Categories
Adoption Agency, Care Provider, Foster Care and Government Department
Alternative Names
  • YACS

The Department of Youth and Community Services is one of the names the Department of Community Services has been known by. The Department of Youth and Community Services replaced the Department of Child Welfare and Social Welfare in 1973. It was replaced by the Department of Youth, Ethnic and Community Affairs in 1975.

Timeline

 1881 - 1923 State Children's Relief Board
       1923 - 1970 Child Welfare Department
             1970 - 1973 Department of Child Welfare and Social Welfare
                   1973 - 1975 Department of Youth and Community Services
                         1975 - 1976 Department of Youth, Ethnic and Community Affairs
                               1976 - 1988 Department of Youth and Community Services
                                     1988 - 1991 Department of Family and Community Services
                                           1991 - 1992 Department of Health and Community Services
                                                 1992 - 2009 Department of Community Services
                                                       2009 - 2011 Department of Human Services
                                                             2011 - Department of Family and Community Services

Provided 'Care' At

Publications

Reports

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 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: Naomi Parry