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Adolescent Care
Adolescent Care refers to models of out-of-home care geared to the needs of young people, including Adolescent Units, Early Adolescent Units, Teenage Units and Adolescent Community Placement. Programs for adolescents became more common from the 1980s.
Cleveland Youth Detention Centre (1980 - )
Adoption Agency
The term Adoption Agency refers to any organisation involved in the adoption of babies and children, whether this was mandated by legislation or not. The adoption of children was, and is, controlled by state laws and the states of Australia introduced their first adoption acts at different times, beginning with Western Australia in 1896. Prior to the existence of legislation which legally recognised adoption, 'de facto', 'private' or 'unofficial' adoptions took place. These adoptions were arranged by individuals (such as midwives, or solicitors), by organisations (such as religious or charitable agencies), as well as by government departments.
Bethesda Mothers' Hospital (1938 - 1968)
Boothville Mothers Hospital (1924 - 1994)
Glenties Mothers' Hospital (1924 - 1938)
Glenties Rescue Home (1902 - 1924)
Lady Bowen Hospital (1867 - 1938)
Queensland Lying-In Hospital (1864 - 1867)
The Salvation Army Australia (Eastern Territory) (1885 - )
Salvation Army Maternity Home Breakfast Creek (1897 - 1924)
Adoption Information Service
The term Adoption Information Service refers to a program established under state or territory adoption legislation to provide access to information to the parties involved in an adoption (i.e. the birth parent/s, the adoptee, the adoptive parents).
Adoption Services Queensland, Department of Child Safety, Youth and Women
Post Adoption Support Queensland (2010 - )
Advocacy Body
An Advocacy Body is a group formed by people who share concerns around a particular issue, in this case child welfare, and who seek to raise the priority of their concerns on the public and/or government agendas.
Broken Rites (1992 - )
Care Leavers Australia Network (2000 - )
Child Migrants Trust (1987 - )
Historical Abuse Network (2006 - )
Micah Projects (1995 - )
Micah Projects Inc. (1995 - )
Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (1981 - )
Amending Act
An Amending Act is a law passed to amend (change) another law. Amending Acts can change original pieces of legislation (Principal Acts) or they can change previous Amending Acts.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities (Justice, Land and Other Matters) and Other Acts Amendment Act 2008
Aboriginal Land and Torres Strait Islander Land and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2011
Aboriginals Preservation and Protection Act Amendment Act 1946 (1946 - 1966)
Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Act 1901 (1901 - 1939)
Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Acts Amendment Act 1927 (1928 - 1939)
Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Acts Amendment Act 1928 (1928 - 1939)
Aboriginals Protection and Restriction of the Sale of Opium Acts Amendment Act 1934 (1934 - 1939)
Aborigines Act and Torres Strait Islanders Act Amendment Act 1974 (1974 - 1995)
Aborigines Act and Torres Strait Islanders Act Amendment Act 1975 (1975 - 1990)
Aborigines Act and Torres Strait Islanders Act Amendment Act 1979 (1979 - 1995)
Aborigines' and Torres Strait Islanders' Affairs Act Amendment Act 1967 (1967 - 1972)
Adoption Legislation Amendment Act 1991 (1991 - 1994)
Adoption of Children (Amendment) Act 1987 (1987 - 1995)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1941 (1941 - 1965)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1972 (1972 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1979 (1979 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1981 (1981 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1983 (1983 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Act Amendment Act 1990 (1990 - 1995)
Adoption of Children Acts Amendment Act 1967 (1967 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Acts and Another Act Amendment Act 1986 (1986 - 1994)
Adoption of Children Amendment Act 2002
Age of Majority Act 1974 (1974 - 1995)
Child Protection (International Measures) Act 2003 (2003 - )
Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008 (2008 - )
Child Protection Amendment Act 2000
Child Safety Legislation Amendment Act (No.2) 2004 (2004 - 2005)
Child Safety Legislation Amendment Act 2004
Child Safety Legislation Amendment Act 2005 (2005 - 2006)
Children's Courts Act Amendment Act 1930 (1930 - 1966)
Children's Protection Act Amendment Act 1945 (1945 - 1965)
Children's Services Act 1965 (1965 - 2000)
Children's Services Act Amendment Act 1970 (1970 - 1995)
Children's Services Act Amendment Act 1971 (1971 - 1995)
Children's Services Act Amendment Act 1973 (1973 - 1995)
Children's Services Act Amendment Act 1979 (1979 - 1995)
Children's Services Act and Another Act Amendment Act 1989 (1989 - 1993)
Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Amendment Act 2004 (2004 - 2005)
Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian Amendment Act 2007
Commission for Children and Young People and Child Guardian and Another Act Amendment Act 2008
Commonwealth Powers (Family Law - Children) Amendment Act 2001
Community Services (Aborigines) Act Amendment Act 1986 (1986 - 1994)
Community Services (Aborigines) Act Amendment Act 1990 (1990 - 1995)
Community Services (Torres Strait) Act Amendment Act 1986 (1986 - 1994)
Community Services (Torres Strait) Act Amendment Act 1990 (1990 - 1995)
Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 1999 (1999 - 2000)
Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 2001 (2001 - 2002)
Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 2002
Community Services Legislation Amendment Act 2004
Family Services Act 1987 (1987 - )
Family Services Amendment Act 1999
Guardianship and Custody of Infants Acts Amendment Act 1952 (1952 - 1966)
Guardianship and Custody of Infants and Marriage of Minors Amendment Act 1928 (1928 - 1991)
Industrial and Reformatory Schools Act Amendment Act 1906 (1906 - 1911)
Infant Life Protection Act Amendment Act 1918 (1918 - 1966)
Infant Life Protection Act Amendment Act 1921 (1921 - 1966)
Infant Life Protection Act Amendment Act 1927 (1927 - 1966)
Infant Life Protection Act Amendment Act 1935 (1935 - 1966)
Infant Life Protection Acts Amendment Act of 1935 (1935 - 1966)
State Children Act 1911 (1911 - 1966)
State Children Act Amendment Act 1924 (1924 - 1966)
State Children Acts Amendment Act 1928 (1928 - 1966)
State Children Acts Amendment Act 1943 (1943 - 1966)
State Children Acts Amendment Act 1955 (1955 - 1966)
State Children Acts and Another Act Amendment Act 1952 (1952 - 1995)
State Children Amendment Act 1917 (1917 - 1966)
Status of Children Act 1978 (1978 - )
Status of Children Act Amendment Act 1988 (1988 - 1995)
Status of Children Amendment Act 2001 (2001 - 2002)
Torres Strait Islanders Act Amendment Act 1946 (1946 - 1966)
Anglican
The term Anglican describes a person or orgnisation affiliated with the Anglican Church.
Anglican Children's Home (1983 - )
Anglican Church of Australia (1981 - )
Anglican Church of Australia, Diocese of Brisbane (1859 - )
Anglican Records and Archives Centre (1979 - )
Anglican Society of St Francis (1937 - )
Anglicare Southern Queensland (2012 - )
Church of England in Australia (1788 - 1981)
Church of England Rescue Home (1894 - 1898)
The Committee of St Mary's Church of England Home (1907 - 1991)
Enoggera Boys' Home (1906 - 1978)
Female Refuge and Infants Home (1870 - 1919)
The Friary (1966 - 1981)
Home of the Good Shepherd, Nundah (1893 - 1901)
Home of the Good Shepherd, Ormiston (1897 - c. 1913)
Industrial School for Girls, Clayfield (1903 - 1920)
Industrial School, Yarrabah Mission Station (1900 - 1960?)
Kowanyama Mission (1967 - 1987)
Lockhart River Mission (1924 - 1967)
Mitchell River Mission (1905 - 1967)
Morris House (1975 - 1983)
Sandeman Nursery (1897 - 1898)
Society of the Sacred Advent (1892 - )
Spiritus (2006 - 2012)
St Christopher's Lodge (1934 - c. 1959)
St George's Family Group Home, Mason Street (1978 - 1982)
St George's Homes, Rockhampton (1922 - 1979)
St George's Orphanage, Rockhampton (1917 - 1922)
St Mary's Home, Taringa (1898 - 1919)
St Mary's Home, Toowong (1919 - 1991)
Tufnell Home (1901 - 1993)
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Daisy Hill (1990 - 1994)
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Regents Park (1996 - )
Tufnell Residential and Community Care, Springwood (1994 - )
Tufnell Toddlers' Home (1947 - c. 1975)