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South Australia - Archival Series

Minutes - Gentlemen's Committee, State Children's Council (1903 - 1911)

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Brief minutes relating to all aspects of the business of this committee. Many entries relate to the cases of individual children under the care of the Council. Quantity: 1 volume. Related Homes include Boys Reformatory, Magill; Central Depot; Edwardstown Industrial School and Redruth Girls Reformatory.


Access Conditions

A Research Centre Members card, obtainable at the Archives, is required to research records held at State Records.

Although some very early records relating to children in care in South Australia are open for access, most records relating to children are subject to a 100 year restriction, particularly those which contain personal information about individuals. Written permission must be obtained from the government agency which created the record in order to access restricted material. To obtain permission a Freedom of Information (FOI) request form must be submitted to the relevant government department. State Records staff will be able to assist you with this.

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Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George