Browse Categories - P

List of Categories

Peak Body
Peak Bodies are organisations, often formed out of grass roots activism or interest in a particular issue, which act as a representative voice for the people and or groups who are their members.
Aboriginal Child, Family and Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) Inc
Alliance for Forgotten Australians (2006 - )
Policy
The term Policy refers to a guiding principle adopted by a group, sector or government with respect to a particular issue.
Aboriginal Child Placement Principle (1987 - )
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Airlie (1914 - c. 1971)
Australian Protestant Orphans' Society (1909 - 1983?)
Blackwood (1921 - 1984)
Blairgowrie (1911 - 1952)
Burnside (1986 - 2000)
Burnside Homes for Children (1978 - 1986)
Burnside Presbyterian Homes for Children (1955 - 1978)
Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes (1911 - 1955)
Cornerstone (1990s - )
Cumbrae (1912 - 1987)
Dr Dill Macky Memorial Home (1922 - 1983)
Dr Dill Macky Memorial Home for Children, Auburn (1917 - 1982)
Dunkeld (1913 - 2000)
Eskdale (1915 - 1953)
Glencoe (1918 - 1949)
Ivanhoe (1919 - 1984)
Kyle Williams Home (1947 - 2003)
Lincluden (1931 - 1989)
Margaret Harris Hospital (1917 - 1982)
Montrose Family Group Home (1965 - 2013)
New Anchor (c. 1990 - c. 1999)
Novar (1916 - 1952)
Presbyterian Adoption Agency (1950s - 1970s)
Presbyterian Church of Australia (1803 - )
Presbyterian Metropolitan Mission (1900 - 1973?)
Presbyterian Social Services Child and Family Program (1988 - )
Queen Victoria Hospital for Women and Babies (1895 - 1976)
Reid Home (1922 - 1977)
Ritchie Home (1928 - 1941)
Robertson (1919 - 1977)
Ross (1935 - 1985)
Son of the Rock (1920 - 1979)
St Andrew's Presbyterian Boys' Hostel (1923 - 1945?)
Troup (1933 - 1976)
Uniting Burnside (2000 - )
War Memorial Home (1922 - 1982)
Principal Act
A Principal Act is the original piece of legislation enacted to introduce a particular policy. A Principal Act can be amended (changed) by Amending Acts.
Aborigines Act 1969 (1969 - 1983)
Aborigines Protection Act 1909 (1909 - 1969)
Adoption Act 2000 (2000 - )
Adoption Information Act 1990 (1990 - 2003)
Adoption of Children Act 1965 (1965 - 2003)
Apprentices Act 1894 (1894 - 1901)
Apprentices Act 1901 (1901 - 1969)
Apprenticeship Act 1828 (1828 - 1844)
Apprenticeship Act 1844 (1844 - 1894)
Apprenticeship Act 1851 (1851 - 1901)
Child Protection (Prohibited Employment) Act 1998 (1998 - 2005)
Child Welfare (Commonwealth Agreement Ratification) Act 1941 (1941 - )
Child Welfare (Commonwealth Agreement Ratification) Act 1962 (1962 - )
Child Welfare Act 1923 (1923 - 1939)
Child Welfare Act 1939 (1939 - 1987)
Children (Care and Protection) Act 1987 (1987 - 2010)
Children (Criminal Proceedings) Act 1987 (1987 - )
Children (Detention Centres) Act 1987 (1987 - )
Children (Equality of Status) Act 1976 (1976 - 1996)
Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (1998 - )
Children's Court Act 1987 (1987 - )
Children's Protection Act 1892 (1892 - 1902)
Children's Protection Act 1902 (1902 - 1923)
Community Welfare Act 1982 (1981 - 1987)
Community Welfare Act 1987 (1987 - )
Custody of Children and Children's Settlements Act 1894 (1894 - 1899)
Custody of Infants Act 1875 (1875 - 1899)
Deserted Wives and Children Act 1840 (1840 - 1901)
Deserted Wives and Children Act 1901 (1901 - 1964)
Deserted Wives and Children Act of 1840 as amended by the Act of 1858 (1858 - 1901)
Destitute Children Act 1866 (1866 - 1901)
Family Endowment Act 1927 (1927 - 1941)
Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (2009 - )
Infant Convicts Act 1849 (1849 - 1901)
Infant Convicts Adoption Act 1901 (1901 - 1939)
Infant Protection Act 1904 (1904 - 1923)
Infants' Custody Act 1854 (1854 - 1875)
Infants' Custody and Settlements Act (1899 - )
Infants' Home, Ashfield Act 1924 (1924 - )
Infants' Marriage Settlements Act 1856 (1856 - 1899)
Juvenile Migrants Act 1926 (1926 - 1999)
Juvenile Migrants Apprenticeship Act 1923 (1923 - 1926)
Miscellaneous Acts (Community Welfare) Repeal and Amendment Act 1987 (1987 - 2007)
Neglected Children and Juvenile Offenders Act 1905 (1905 - 1923)
Orphan School Estates Act 1826 (1826 - 1881)
Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (1998 - )
Reformatory and Industrial Schools Act 1901 (1901 - 1905)
Reformatory Schools Act 1866 (1869 - 1901)
State Children Relief Act 1881 (1881 - 1901)
State Children Relief Act 1901 (1901 - 1923)
Status of Children Act 1996 (1996 - )
Protestant
The term Protestant describes a person or organisation affiliated with any one of the Protestant Churches. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Aborigines Inland Mission (1905 - 1998)
Aborigines Inland Mission Bible Training College (1953 - 1973)
Adelaide Walker Family Group Home (1982 - 1990s)
Adelaide Walker Home (1951 - 1980)
Arleston Young Men's Hostel (1943 - 1960s)
Avona Hostel (1947 - c. 1962)
Bailey Cottage (1969 - 1979?)
Birralee (1971 - c. 1977)
Blackwood (1921 - 1984)
Bomaderry Aboriginal Children's Home (1908 - 1980)
Buckland Group Home (1978 - 1990s)
Buena Vista (1950 - 1982)
Bungarimbil Adolescent and Family Care Program (c. 1989 - 2001?)
Bungarimbil Boys' Home (1957 - 1983)
Burnside (1986 - 2000)
Burnside Homes for Children (1978 - 1986)
Burnside Presbyterian Homes for Children (1955 - 1978)
Burnside Presbyterian Orphan Homes (1911 - 1955)
Bush Church Aid Society (1919 - )
Care Leavers Records and Archives (2014 - ), Anglicare
Carramar (1961 - 1984)
Carramar Homes (c. 1950 - 2014)
Charlton Boys' Home, Ashfield (1966 - 1970s)
Charlton Boys' Home, Bowral (1960 - 1970)
Charlton Boys' Home, Castle Hill (1960 - 1970)
Charlton Memorial Home (1942 - 1966)
Child and Adolescent Specialist Programs and Accommodation (c. 2000 - )
Church Missionary Society Home for Half-Castes, Mulgoa (1942 - c. 1947)
Church of England Boys' Home (1917 - 1970s)
Church of England Children's Homes, Burwood (1927 - 1993)
Church of England Girls' Home, Carlingford (1913 - 1970s)
Church of England Homes (c. 1884 - 1984)
Church of England Orphanage (1893 - 1927)
Churches of Christ NSW (1851 - )
Cooinoo Home for Destitute Children (1924 - 1970?)
Cornerstone (1990s - )
Cornwell Group Home (1980s - 1990s)
Coventry Home (1933 - 1985?)
Crecy Group Home (c. 1971 - c. 1990)
Cumbrae (1912 - 1987)
Deaconess Children's Home and Domestic Training School (1893 - 1914)
Deaconess Children's Home, Strathfield (1929 - 1936)
Dr Dill Macky Memorial Home (1922 - 1983)
Dr Dill Macky Memorial Home for Children, Auburn (1917 - 1982)
Dunkeld (1913 - 2000)
Dunmore House (1936 - 1990s)
Ellimatta (1945 - 1982)
Ellimeek (1945 - 1982)
Elsie Cook Cottage (c. 1969 - 1977?)
Family Group Home, Lismore United Protestant Association (1984 - 1993?)
Field Cottage (c. 1970 - c. 1990)
FRYAR Cottage (1993 - c. 1995)
George Brown College (1942? - 1946?)
George Green Home (1982 - 1993?)
Glen Eden Home (1947 - 1961)
Glencoe (1918 - 1949)
Gumleigh (1956 - 1983)
Havilah Group Home (1979 - c. 1985)
Havilah Little Children's Home (1918 - c. 1980)
Heighway House Project (1960 - 1979?)
Henson Cottage (1982 - 1990s)
Hillview Cottage (1983 - 1996)
Inasmuch Children's Home (1956 - 1986)
Ivanhoe (1919 - 1984)
Katie Julia Thompson Memorial Home (1968 - 1993)
King Edward VII Home, Auburn (1911 - 1917)
Kingsdene Special School and Residential Service (1976 - 2010)
Kingsleigh Group Home (1980 - 2002)
Kyle Williams Home (1947 - 2003)
The Laurels (1950 - 1978)
Lawson Rural Centre (1944 - 1950?)
Lillimur (1947 - 1978)
Lincluden (1931 - 1989)
Lisgar Children's Home (1914 - 1929)
Lisgar Home (1970? - 2002)
Lisgar Hostel (1955 - 1986)
Lisgar Training Home for Domestic Servants (1870 - 1909)
Marella Aboriginal Temporary Care (1979 - 1990s)
Marella Mission Farm (1948 - c. 1986)
Melrose (1952 - 1982)
Milleewa Home for Boys (1919 - 1966)
Murray Vale (1958 - 1983)
Native Workers' Training College (1938 - 1953)
New Anchor (c. 1990 - c. 1999)
New South Wales Protestant Federation Children's Home (1921 - 1980)
North Coast Children's Home (c. 1920 - c. 2000)
Ohio Boys' Home (c. 1950 - c. 1965)
Orana Group Home (1970? - 1980?)
Paul Street Adolescent Program (2002 - c. 2017)
Phillips Cottage (1982 - 1990?)
Presbyterian Church of Australia (1803 - )
Presbyterian Social Services Child and Family Program (1988 - )
Protestant Orphan School (1850 - 1886)
Quipolli Children's Home (c. 1930 - c. 1935)
Rathgar (1941 - 1983)
Rathmore (1943 - 1948)
Reid Home (1922 - 1977)
Ritchie Home (1928 - 1941)
Robertson (1919 - 1977)
Robinson Home (1970s - c. 1991)
Seventh Day Adventist Adoption Agency ( - 1993)
Singleton Aboriginal Children's Home (1910 - 1920)
Singleton Home (1905 - 1910)
Son of the Rock (1920 - 1979)
St Alban's Home for Boys (1920 - 1980)
St Andrew's Home (c. 1960 - 1986)
St Christopher's Home for Little Children (1928 - 1978)
St Christopher's Home, Young (1927 - 1940?)
St Clair Aboriginal Mission (1893 - 1923)
St George's Training Farm Home for Boys (1927 - 1930)
St Michael's Church of England War Memorial Children's Home (1957 - 1970?)
St Saviour's Children's Home (1929 - 1982)
St Saviour's Cottage Home (1982 - 1986)
St Saviour's Neighbourhood Centre (1980 - )
St. Elizabeth's Home for Girls (1926 - 1977)
Sunnylands (1955 - 1997)
Sydney Female Refuge Society (1848 - 1926?)
Tahmoor Children's Home (1941 - 1979)
Timaru (1970s - 1990s)
Tress Manning Temporary Care (c. 1970 - c. 1990)
Tress-Manning Home (1920 - c. 1970)
Trigg Home (1950s - c. 1996)
Troup (1933 - 1976)
United Aborigines Mission (1894 - )
United Protestant Association Family Group Homes, Wagga Wagga (1983 - 1985)
United Protestant Association of New South Wales Ltd (1938 - )
Uniting Burnside (2000 - )
Uniting Church Board of Social Responsibility (1977 - )
Uniting Church in Australia (1977 - )
War Memorial Home (1922 - 1982)
Weldon Centre (c. 1980 - )
Wesleyan Methodist Church of New South Wales (1912 - )
Westwood (1965 - 1979)
Windsor Farm Home for Boys (1923 - 1928)
Woodlands Home (1944 - 1981)
Zuill Home (1984 - 1993?)