State Government of New South Wales
The Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care (DADHC) was a New South Wales Government department that supported the aged, people with disabilities and their carers. It was created in 2001. DADHC controlled the records of a number of New South Wales disability institutions and facilities, including Stockton Hospital and Peat and Milson Islands Hospital. In 2009, the Department of Human Services was formed and Ageing, Disability and Home Care became an agency within that Department.
2001 - 2009 Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care
2009 - 2011 Department of Human Services
2011 - Department of Family and Community Services
Sources used to compile this entry: Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services NSW, 'Our History', in Ageing, Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services (ADHC) Website, NSW Government, 2011, http://www.adhc.nsw.gov.au/about_us/our_history; 'Mental Health Facilities Guide', in State Records Authority of New South Wales website, State of New South Wales through the State Records Authority of NSW 2016, https://www.records.nsw.gov.au/archives/collections-and-research/guides-and-indexes/mental-health-facilities-guide; Conversation with Businesslink staff member, 24 April 2013.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry and Nicola Laurent
Created: 30 April 2013, Last modified: 25 November 2014