This archival series held by the State Records Authority of New South Wales includes files relating to the administration of hostels, shelters and homes in New South Wales by the responsible state government department between 1965 and 1973.
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.
Care Leavers wishing to access records about themselves will need to complete a Care Leaver Records Access Application Form (downloadable from the Care Leaver Records Access Unit website or available at a Community Services Centre). Completed application forms with proof of identity can be sent to the Care Leaver Records Access Unit, or lodged with a Community Services Centre. For further information please contact the Care Leaver Records Access Unit.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 27 June 2014, Last modified: 7 June 2023