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Western Australia - Archival Series

Files - Child Welfare (1917 - 1972)

State Records Office of Western Australia

1 January 1917
16 June 1972
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Files - Child Welfare is an archival series comprising the main group of departmental files of the State Children's Department and the Child Welfare Department. It has files on a range of matters including the operation and administration of children's homes, departmental policy, child immigration, and more administrative concerns such as the preparation of annual reports. This series contains many files that contain the names and details of children who were in care.


Access Conditions

Restricted. The files are held at the State Records Office, but permission to access them must be obtained from Freedom of Information at the Department for Child Protection and Family Support.

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Prepared by: Debra Rosser