The Hunter Mission evolved out of charitable operations conducted by Mayfield Baptist Church. It commenced its operations in Newcastle under the name Hunter Mission in 1991. The Hunter Mission ran a substitute care service for young people. It became part of Mission Australia in 2000.
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; Communication with General Counsel, Mission Australia, 15 May 2014.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 21 March 2011, Last modified: 18 May 2014