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Northern Territory - Archival Collection

Records held by Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Darwin (1882? - 1983)

From
1882?
To
1983

Records held by Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Darwin is a collection of records relating to the activities of the Roman Catholic Church in Darwin in relation to providing care and accommodation for children in the Northern Territory. From 1882 to 1983 the Catholic Church ran a number of institutions and services for children and young people.

Details

Access Conditions

To access records held by Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Darwin, researchers will need to contact the Diocese to discuss the records they are seeking, complete an application form and provide proof of identity.

Records

The Roman Catholic Church, Diocese of Darwin, holds a large collection of records relating to missions and institutions run by Roman Catholic orders at the following locations:

  • Alice Springs and surrounds - Little Flower Mission, Arltunga, Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Primary School
  • Bathurst Island - Bathurst Island Mission
  • Daly River - Queen of the Holy Rosary Mission, Sacred Heart Mission, St Josephs Mission
  • Darwin - Rapid Creek Mission, St Josephs/St Mary's School
  • Melville Island - Garden Point Mission
  • Port Keats - Port Keats Mission
  • Santa Teresa - Santa Teresa Mission

Many of these records are as yet unsorted and unlisted. The Diocese supports an ongoing project to list and describe the records.

Publications

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: The Catholic Church Diocese of Darwin's completed application form for the RADP project, 2013.

Prepared by: Karen George, Gary George, and Anita Maertens