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South Australia - Archival Series

Synodical Reports Proceedings of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod of Australia [ELSA], SA District (1900 - 1966)

Koonibba Children's Home


These reports provide a summary of developments at Koonibba each year. They include a section on the Children's Home. Numbers of children, staff changes and occurrences at the home, (including general maintenance, health issues and problems) are recorded. No names of children are given.


Access Conditions

Most records at the Lutheran Archvies are available for inspection. Some records have closed or restricted access. Some private records that are less than 30 years old may not be opened for research without written premission. The Archives does not have a comprehensive catalogue of its holdings. Researchers are invited to discuss the nature of their research and the information they are seeking with the Archivist, who will endeavour to find relevant records in the collection.

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9.30 am-4.30pm. Closed Wednesdays, weekends and public holidays.


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