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Centacare Brisbane (c. 1998 - )

c. 1998
Catholic, Records Access Service and Records Holder

Centacare Brisbane replaced the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau. It is the welfare agency of the Catholic Church in the Archdiocese of Brisbane. Established in the late 1950s as a Catholic Marriage Advisory Council, the service has evolved to include relationship, employment, disability, child care and community support. Centacare is funded by the Federal and Queensland governments.


 1935 - 1956 The Catholic Social Service Bureau
       1956 - c. 1998 Catholic Family Welfare Bureau
             c. 1998 - Centacare Brisbane

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  • Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p. 58. Details

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Sources used to compile this entry: 'About Centacare', in Centacare: catholic support services, Centacare Brisbane, 2014,

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth