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New South Wales - Archival Series

Bungarimbil Boys'/Children's Home: Client Files and Admission Register (1957 - 1983)


This archival series titled Bungarimbil Boys'/Children's Home: Client Files and Admission Register contains records relating to the Bungarimbil Boy's Home and Bungarimbil Children's home dated between 1957 and 1983.


Access Conditions

Access to the records in this archival series is available to people who experienced 'care' through Bungarimbil. Information may be released to immediate family members if they can show proof of identity and, where possible, have consent from the person the record relates too.


The records in this series contain information about people who experienced 'care' at Bungarimbil Boys' Home and Bungarimbil Children's Home including: child's name and date of birth; admission date; discharge date and details of discharge; parents' names and address; child's medical history; child's legal status; reason for admission; school attended and school reports; particulars of siblings; and place of birth.


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,

Prepared by: Melissa Downing