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New South Wales - Archival Series

Scarba House: Client records (1967 - 1987)


These files contain case notes for families who were involved in programs operated by Scarba. The information relates to the children and their parents and may include medical and psychological reports. There is also information about the admission and discharge of children into care.


Access Conditions

Access to information is generally restricted to the person to whom the information relates. Information may be released to a third party if they can prove their relationship to the person to whom the information refers. Records which are fragile or contain information of a sensitive nature may only be accessed by authorised members of the Society's staff. The information will then be passed on to the person making the request


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 & Naomi Parry