The Record Cards of Infants in the Care of Foster Mothers and Nursing Homes contain personal details of children under five years old temporarily placed in a foster or nursing home between 1947 and 1961.
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 back 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.
This correspondence concerns the care of children under five according to the Infants' Welfare Act 1935, Part VII. The Social Services Department created the records.
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 4 December 2013, Last modified: 10 December 2014