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Tasmania - Organisation

Department for Education, Children and Young People, Tasmanian Government (2022 - )

From
2022
Website
https://www.decyp.tas.gov.au/
Location
Tasmania

The Department for Education, Children and Young People was established on 1 October 2022. The Department is responsible for the facilitation of out of home care, child welfare, and custodial youth justice services in Tasmania. It also runs the Adoptions and Permanency Services, which provides suppport and records access services for Care Leavers.

Timeline

 1873 - 1901 Charitable Grants Department
       1896 - 1901 Neglected Children's Department
             1873 - 1901 Charitable Grants Department
             1901 - 1918 Neglected Children's Department
                   1901 - 1934 Charitable Grants Department
                   1918 - 1935 Children of the State Department
                         1885 - 1903 Central Board of Health
                         1934 - 1961 Social Services Department
                               1904 - 1956 Public Health Department
                               1961 - 1983 Social Welfare Department
                                     1956 - 1989 Department of Health Services
                                     1983 - 1989 Department for Community Welfare
                                           1989 - 1993 Department of Health
                                           1989 - 1993 Department of Community Services
                                                 1993 - 1998 Department of Community and Health Services
                                                       1998 - Department of Health and Human Services
                                                             2018 - 2022 Department of Communities Tasmania
                                                                   2022 - Department for Education, Children and Young People, Tasmanian Government

Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart