The Smith Family was established in 1922 as a charity to improve the lives of disadvantaged children in Australia. In its first constitution it was officially known as the Smith Family Joyspreaders Unlimited. In 1933, the Smith Family established a convalescent Home for children in North Parramatta, Mount Arcadia Children's Home.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Family Story', Australian Women's Weekly, 8 July 1933, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51189487.
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 19 May 2014, Last modified: 8 November 2018