Burnside Archives, located at North Parramatta, is part of UnitingCare Burnside and holds historic records of children's homes run by Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes for Children, Burnside Presbyterian Homes for Children, Burnside Homes and Burnside. For past clients of Burnside, access to files is through the Aftercare Coordinator.
Burnside Archives is committed to an open file policy with as few restrictions as possible, and past or present clients may access their files. If the client is deceased, their next of kin may access the file.
Burnside is committed to an open file policy with as few restrictions as possible. If you are a past or present client, you will have access to your file as readily as possible, taking into account your needs and best interests.
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
Created: 17 March 2011, Last modified: 28 January 2015