The Records of Rosemount residential programme, which was located in Dulwich Hill, are held by the Good Shepherd Archive in Victoria.
Care leavers (and their families) wanting to find information about their time in care, or access personal files can contact Good Shepherd Archive.
All requests for personal information must be accompanied by some form of personal identification such as a copy of your birth certificate or a copy of your current driver's licence. If you are applying for information about another person, their permission is required. If you are applying for information about a person who is deceased, proof of death is required. Proof of your relationship to the deceased person is also required.
In addition to the Admission and Discharge Registers for Rosemount, the Good Shepherd Archive also holds a number of supplementary records, including: case files and admission cards. The collection also contains cards recording maintenance payments.
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; This entry has been updated with information received from the record holders as part of the Records Access Documentation grants. The source documents are held in the eScholarship Research Centre files at the University of Melbourne.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 10 August 2011, Last modified: 24 August 2017