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South Australia - Organisation

Aborigines Department (1912 - 1962)

South Australian Government

From
1912
To
1962
Categories
Care Provider and Government Department

The Aborigines Department replaced the Aborigines Office in 1912 as a result of the Aborigines Act 1911. It was in turn replaced by the Department of Aboriginal Affairs in 1963 as a result of the Aboriginal Affairs Act 1962.

Timeline

 1866 - 1912 Aborigines Office
       1912 - 1962 Aborigines Department
             1963 - 1970 Department of Aboriginal Affairs
                   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

Provided 'Care' At

Related Organisations

Publications

Books

  • Raynes, Cameron, A Little Flour and a Few Blankets: An Administrative History of Aboriginal Affairs in South Australia, State Records of South Australia, Adelaide, 2002, 162 pp. Details

Online Resources

  • State Records of South Australia, 'Agency Details: GRG52 Aborigines' Office and successor agencies', in State Records of South Australia, ArchivesSearch, http://archives.sa.gov.au. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Raynes, Cameron, A Little Flour and a Few Blankets: An Administrative History of Aboriginal Affairs in South Australia, State Records of South Australia, Adelaide, 2002, 162 pp; State Records of South Australia, 'Agency Details: GRG52 Aborigines' Office and successor agencies', in State Records of South Australia, ArchivesSearch, http://archives.sa.gov.au.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George