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Tasmania - Archival Series

Personal Files of Children who Lived at the Home (1953 - 1982)

Northern Tasmanian Home for Boys

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The Personal Files of Children who Lived at the Home contain the correspondence, school results, and photographs of children living in the Northern Tasmanian Home for Boys, later known as Glenara. The photographs mainly belong to the 1970s and 1980s. Child, Youth and Family Services were told that staff at the home destroyed earlier files.


Access Conditions

Closed D75 years
D75 means these records are closed to the general public for 75 years from the date of the last entry in them. People wishing to access these records should contact Children and Youth Services, which is run by the Department of Health and Human Services. How access is provided once permission is granted will depend on the file. Usually Children and Youth Services request it and then provide access or copies. Staff at the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office may be able to assist you in finding other relevant records.

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Prepared by: Caroline Evans