CatholicCare Victoria holds copies of records of adoptions dating back to 1907 and up to the present day. These adoptions were arranged by St Joseph's Foundling Hospital, St Joseph's Babies' Home, the Catholic Social Services Bureau, the Catholic Family Welfare Bureau, Centacare Catholic Family Services and CatholicCare.
Records are held in individual client files. Access to records is governed by the Adoption Act 1984.
Prepared by: Sarah Green
Created: 9 May 2013, Last modified: 23 March 2021