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New South Wales - Archival Series

Immigration Files (1946 - 1974)

From
1946
To
1974
Website
http://search.records.nsw.gov.au/series/1211
Reference No
1211
Legal Status
State Records Authority of New South Wales Series Number

Immigration Files is a series of records relating to child migrants who were placed in institutions in New South Wales. They comprise records such as correspondence between Commonwealth departments, relevant charitable institutions and State government departments, including the Immigration Division of the Chief Secretary's Department, the Department of Tourist Activities and the Treasury. The subjects dealt with are child migration to Australia and the funding of the hostels to house them.

Details

Access Conditions

Access to some records in this series may be restricted to protect personal privacy.

Records

These files consist of 1 box of records, which includes the following:

Big Brother Movement - Homebush Hostel, Gunning House, 7 July 1950-November 1968;
Big Brother Movement - Burwood Hostel, November 1963-4 December 1973;
Big Brother Movement - War Memorial Farm, Fairfield, 9 October 1946-November 1968;
Dr Barnardo's Homes - "Greenwood" - Normanhurst, 29 June 1960-1 June 1970;
Maintenance Payments - Child Migration General Policy 8 June 1950-20 December 1972;
Fairbridge Farm Schools, Molong, 12 February 1948-20 November 1974.

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Online Resources

Prepared by: Naomi Parry