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South Australia - Archival Series

General Administrative Dockets (permanent) (1980s - 1990s)

Department for Community Welfare and successors

Reference No
Legal Status
State Records of South Australia Reference Number

State Records of South Australia has merged this Series into GRS 2401 General administration files, multiple number, closed series - Department for Community Welfare and successor agencies.


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.

Related Archival Series


Online Resources

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