These are records created by Minda Remand Centre and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). The records contain information about children at Minda, and include case files, medical records, visitor books, punishment registers, and property registers. The majority of these records date from between 1966 and 1976.
Access to these records is currently restricted. In New South Wales, records relating to individuals, such as case files and correspondence are closed to public access for 100 years. Records such as registers and indexes are closed to public access for 80 years.
People wishing to access records about themselves will need to submit a GIPA (Government Information Public Access) form to the Department of Communities and Justice Open Government, Information and Privacy unit.
The following information about these records has been published in the State Archives catalogue:
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, https://clan.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/connectkin_guide.pdf.
Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 2 June 2023