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South Australia - Organisation

Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department (1927 - 1966)

South Australian Government

From
1927
To
1966
Categories
Government Department

The Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department took over the functions of the State Children's Department and the Destitute Persons' Department in 1927. With the passing of the Social Welfare Act 1926-1965, the Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department was renamed the Social Welfare Department on 26 January 1966.

Timeline

 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Department
       1910 - 1927 Destitute Persons' Department
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department
                   1966 - 1970 Department of Social Welfare
                         1970 - 1972 Department of Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs
                               1972 - 1990 Department for Community Welfare
                                     1990 - 1998 Department for Family and Community Services
                                           1998 - 2004 Family and Youth Services, Department of Human Services
                                                 2004 - 2006 Children, Youth and Family Services, Department for Families and Communities
                                                       2006 - 2011 Families SA, Department for Families and Communities
                                                             2011 - 2016 Families SA, Department for Education and Child Development
                                                             2011 - 2018 Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
                                                                   2016 - Department for Child Protection
                                                                   2018 - Department of Human Services

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Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George