These are admission and discharge registers created by Myee and held by Museums of History NSW (State Archives). They contain basic information about children admitted to Myee, such as name and date of admission/discharge. There is a large gap in the dates of the registers, between 1945 and 1976.
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.
As of the time of writing (July 2023) these records were unprocessed by State Archives, and as such no further information about them has been published in the State Archives catalogue. Access approval for these records may take longer than for processed records.
Available information about these records is as follows, and can be accessed through the below links:
Myee Hostel, Bexley: Admission and discharge register, 8 Jun 1929-9 Feb 1945. State Archives Reference Number: RNCG-5052.
Myee Hostel: Admission register, December 1976 - May 1977. State Archives Reference Number: RNCG-5053.
Myee Hostel: Discharge register, November 1976 - June 1977. State Archives Reference Number: RNCG-5054.
Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart
Created: 14 July 2023