Browse Categories - P

List of Categories

Peak Body
Peak Bodies are organisations, often formed out of grass roots activism or interest in a particular issue, which act as a representative voice for the people and or groups who are their members.
Alliance for Forgotten Australians (2006 - )
Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare (2003 - )
Charity Organisation Society of Melbourne (1887 - 1947)
Child Saving Council (1910 - 1912)
Children's Welfare Association of Victoria (1912 - 2003)
Families Australia (2001 - )
National Children's Bureau of Australia (1971 - 1993)
Victorian Family Council (1958 - )
Policy
The term Policy refers to a guiding principle adopted by a group, sector or government with respect to a particular issue.
The Aboriginal Child Placement Principle (c. 1983 - )
Life Story Work
Presbyterian
The term Presbyterian describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Presbyterian Church.
Craig Memorial Hostel (c. 1926 - c. 1929)
Dhurringile Rural Training Farm (1951 - 1964)
Harrison House (1960 - 1985)
Kangerong Hostel (1975 - )
Kildonan Admission Centre (c. 1960 - 1982)
Kildonan Homes for Children (c. 1960 - c. 1993)
Kildonan Residential Units (c. 1958 - 2003?)
Kildonan, Burwood (1937 - c. 1961)
Kildonan, North Melbourne (1890 - c. 1937)
Kilmany Park Farm Home for Boys (1923 - 1978)
McOwan Boys' Training Farm (c. 1953 - ?)
Presbyterian and Methodist Child Care Service (1971 - 1977?)
The Presbyterian and Scots' Church Children's Aid Society (1895 - 1950?)
Presbyterian Babies' Home (1928 - 1977)
Presbyterian Girls' Home (1906? - c. 1966)
Presbyterian Sisterhood (c. 1900 - 1978?)
Presbyterian Sisterhood Home (1909 - c. 1978)
The Presbyterian Society for Neglected and Destitute Children (1893 - 1895)
Regent House Hostel for Girls (1966? - 1977)
Scots' Church Neglected Children's Aid Society (1881 - 1895)
Principal Act
A Principal Act is the original piece of legislation enacted to introduce a particular policy. A Principal Act can be amended (changed) by Amending Acts.
Aborigines Act 1890 (1890 - 1915)
Aborigines Act 1915 (1915 - 1929)
Aborigines Act 1928 (1929 - 1957)
Aborigines Act 1957 (1957 - 1959)
Aborigines Act 1958 (1959 - 1968)
An Act for Hospitals and Charitable Institutions 1864 (1864 - 1890)
An Act to Provide for the Protection and Management of the Aboriginal Natives of Victoria (1870 - 1890)
Adoption Act 1984 (1985 - )
Adoption of Children (Information) Act 1980 (1981 - 1987)
Adoption of Children Act 1928 (1929 - 1959)
Adoption of Children Act 1958 (1959 - 1966)
Adoption of Children Act 1964 (1966 - 1987)
British Migrants (Agreement) Act 1933 (1933 - 1982)
Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (2005 - )
Children (Guardianship and Custody) Act 1984 (1985 - 1991)
Children and Young Persons Act 1989 (1991 - 2007)
Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (2007 - )
Children's Court Act 1906 (1906 - 1915)
Children's Court Act 1915 (1915 - 1928)
Children's Court Act 1928 (1929 - 1957)
Children's Court Act 1956 (1957 - 1959)
Children's Court Act 1958 (1959 - 1974)
Children's Court Act 1973 (1974 - 1992)
Children's Maintenance Act 1919 (1919 - 1929)
Children's Welfare Act 1928 (1929 - 1955)
Children's Welfare Act 1954 (1955 - 1959)
Children's Welfare Act 1958 (1959 - 1971)
Community Services Act 1987 (1987 - )
Community Welfare Services Act 1978 (1979 - 1983)
Crimes Act 1890 (1890 - 1915)
Crimes Act 1915 (1915 - 1958)
Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (2007 - )
Family Law Act 1975 (1976 - )
Freedom of Information Act 1982 (1983 - )
Health Act 1890 (1890 - 1915)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1890 (1890 - 1915)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1915 (1915 - 1923)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1922 (1923 - 1928)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1928 (1929 - 1948)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1948 (1948 - 1958)
Hospitals and Charities Act 1958 (1958 - 1987)
Infant Life Protection Act 1890 (1891 - 1915)
Infant Life Protection Act 1915 (1915 - 1929)
Information Privacy Act 2000 (2001 - 2014)
The Juvenile Offenders' Act 1887 (1888 - 1890)
Lunacy Act 1928 (1929 - 1959)
Lunacy Statute 1867 (1867 - 1890)
Maintenance Act 1928 (1929 - 1958)
Mental Deficiency Act 1939 (1939 - 1959)
Mental Deficiency Act 1958 (1959 - 1962)
Mental Health Act 1959 (1962 - 1987)
Mental Health Act 1986 (1987 - )
Mental Hygiene Act 1958 (1959 - 1962)
The Neglected and Criminal Children's Act 1864 (1864 - 1888)
The Neglected Children's Act 1887 (1888 - 1890)
The Neglected Children's Act 1890 (1890 - 1915)
Neglected Children's Act 1915 (1915 - 1929)
Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 (2014 - )
Public Records Act 1973 (1973 - )
Social Welfare Act 1960 (1960 - 1971)
Social Welfare Act 1970 (1971 - 1978)
Status of Children Act 1974 (1975 - 1995)
Venereal Diseases Act 1928 (1929 - 1958)
Project
The term Project refers to a program established to investigate or redevelop policies, practices or services.
The Who Am I? Project (2008 - 2012)
Protestant
The term Protestant describes a person or organisation affiliated with any one of the Protestant Churches. With child welfare, services were often clustered under the umbrella terms of Protestant and Catholic.
Abercare Family Services (1981 - 2009?)
Allenby Lodge Young Women's Hostel (1919 - 1984)
Andrew Kerr Memorial Home (c. 1921 - c. 1980)
Anglicare Victoria (1997 - )
Arms of Jesus Babies' Home (1925 - 1935)
Baptcare (1945 - )
Baptist Social Service Homes for Children (c. 1970 - c. 1985)
Bayside Community Youth Hostel (c. 1977 - 1994?)
Bayswater Boys' Homes (1897 - 1987)
Beryl Booth Court (1978 - 1991)
Blackburn South Cottages (1963 - 1988)
Box Hill Boys' Home (1913 - 1984)
Brady House (1964 - 1978)
Brunswick Girls' Home (1892 - 1902)
Buckland House (c. 1980 - 1994)
Burton Hall Training Farm (1950? - 1967?)
Butler House for Homeless Girls (1934 - 1940s)
Catherine Booth Girls' Home (1915 - 1976)
Central Dorcas Society (1888 - 1891)
Church of England Boys' Society Training Farm (1937 - 1950)
Church of England Homes for Children (1894 - c. 1968)
Connections UnitingCare (2000 - 2017)
Copelen Street Family Centre (1974 - 1991)
Craig Memorial Hostel (c. 1926 - c. 1929)
Darling Babies' Home (1927 - 1967)
Dhurringile Rural Training Farm (1951 - 1964)
Ellen Connell Holiday Home (1955 - 1973)
Fairhaven (1927 - 1953)
Fernhurst (1968 - 1978?)
George Hall Hostel for School Leavers (1973? - 1976?)
Gippsland Family Services (1979 - )
Girls' Memorial Home (1922 - 1973)
Glenroy Girls' Home (1902 - 1915)
The Harbour (1898 - 1994)
Harrison House (1960 - 1985)
The Haven (1897 - 1988)
The Haven Day Care Centre (1985 - 1990)
Heathfield Homes Reformatory School for Protestant Boys (1905 - 1915)
Heidelberg Boys' Home (1893 - 1895)
The Homes for Children and Family Counselling Service (1968 - c. 1975)
The Horseshoe (1926 - 1927)
House of Mercy (c. 1892 - 1946)
Jacana Children's Home (1976 - 1995)
Kardinia Children's Home (1947 - 1986)
Kedesh Maternity Home (1926 - 1986)
Kildonan Admission Centre (c. 1960 - 1982)
Kildonan Homes for Children (c. 1960 - c. 1993)
Kildonan Residential Units (c. 1958 - 2003?)
Kildonan UnitingCare (2007 - 2016)
Kildonan, Burwood (1937 - c. 1961)
Kildonan, North Melbourne (1890 - c. 1937)
Kilmany Park Farm Home for Boys (1923 - 1978)
Lincoln House (c. 1939 - 1950)
Livingstone House (1888 - 1891)
Lutheran Children's Home (1950 - 1973)
Lyndon Lodge (1946 - 1987)
McOwan Boys' Training Farm (c. 1953 - ?)
Methodist Babies' Home (1929 - c. 1974)
Methodist Homes for Children (1891 - c. 1953)
Mission House (1886 - c. 1997)
Mission of St James and St John (1919 - 1997)
Mission to the Streets and Lanes (1886 - 1997)
Moira Private Hospital (1924? - 1950?)
Molloy House (1968 - c. 1983)
Murrumbeena Girls' Home (1897 - 1912)
Napier House (1990? - 1997?)
Orana Family Services (1988 - 2011)
Orana, the Peace Memorial Homes for Children (1953 - 1988)
Pakenham Boys' Home (1895 - 1897)
Peninsula Family Services (1980 - )
The Presbyterian and Scots' Church Children's Aid Society (1895 - 1950?)
Presbyterian Babies' Home (1928 - 1977)
Presbyterian Girls' Home (1906? - c. 1966)
Presbyterian Sisterhood (c. 1900 - 1978?)
Presbyterian Sisterhood Home (1909 - c. 1978)
The Presbyterian Society for Neglected and Destitute Children (1893 - 1895)
Ramoth (1926 - 1927)
Ramoth Toddlers' Home (1927 - c. 1932)
Ramsay Mailer Hostel (1983 - 1990?)
Regent House Hostel for Girls (1966? - 1977)
Riddells Creek Girls' Home (1900 - 1940)
The Salvation Army (Southern Territory) (1882 - )
The Salvation Army EastCare Network (1995 - )
The Salvation Army Peninsula Youth & Family Services
The Salvation Army Westcare (c. 1980 - )
School of Homecrafts Hostel (c. 1925 - 1976)
Scots' Church Neglected Children's Aid Society (1881 - 1895)
South Yarra Hostel (c. 1974 - c. 1982)
Southbridge Adolescent Services
Spring House - Young Women's Hostel (1921 - 1984)
St Agnes' Girls' Home (1926 - 1963)
St Barnabas' Boys' Home (1934 - 1939)
St Cuthbert's Home for Boys (1948 - 1977)
St David's Hostel (c. 1973 - 1997?)
St Faith's (1975 - c. 1984)
St Gabriel's Babies' Home (1935 - 1975)
St John's by the Sea (1951 - 1958?)
St John's Home for Boys and Girls (1958 - 1997)
St John's Homes for Boys (c. 1924 - 1958)
St Luke's Anglicare (1979 - 2014)
St Luke's Toddlers' Home (1932 - 1979)
St Martin's Home for Boys (1921 - c. 1926)
St Martin's House (1944 - 2000?)
St Nicholas' Boys' Home (1926 - c. 1955)
St Paul's Discovery Centre (1979 - 2004?)
St Paul's Home For Boys (1955 - 1979)
St Paul's Training School (1928 - 1955)
Strathmore Lodge (1953 - 1955)
Tally Ho Boys' Training Farm (1903 - 1986)
Tally Ho Youth Services (1986 - 1989)
Unit 64 (1975 - c. 1984)
Wesley Central Mission (1893 - 1977)
Wesley Central Parish Mission (1977 - 2001)
William Booth Girls' Home (1912 - 1972)