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  1. St Anthony’s Home (1921–97)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Anthony’s Home (1921–97) was established by the Catholic Sisters in Kew, to cope with the overflow of toddlers (boys and girls) from the Order's 'foundling home' in Broadmeadows...

  2. Mission to the Streets and Lanes (1886–1997)

    05 Jun 2017

    Mission to the Streets and Lanes (1886–1997) was established by the Anglican Bishop of Melbourne at 171 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. It provided pastoral care, food and shelter to women and...

  3. Mercy Maternity Hospital

    05 Jun 2017

    Mercy Maternity Hospital...

  4. Fairfield Girls Memorial Home (1922–73)

    05 Jun 2017

    Fairfield Girls Memorial Home (1922–73) was established by the Wesley Central Mission at Station Street, Fairfield and housed pregnant, unmarried girls. Many of the babies born there were transferred...

  5. Catholic Family Welfare Bureau (1935–98)

    05 Jun 2017

    - provided social work support to children and unmarried mothers and arranged foster care placements and adoptions...

  6. Child Care Services of the Uniting Church

    05 Jun 2017

    Child Care Services of the Uniting Church...

  7. Adoption and fostercare: Departmental records

    01 Dec 2016

    The Victorian Government records relating to adoptions it facilitated...

  8. Church of Christ (adoption agency)

    01 Dec 2016

    - more than 600 separate adoption records were received from the Church of Christ Adoption Agency...

  9. Aborigines Welfare Board

    01 Dec 2016

    – established by the Aborigines Act 1957 which abolished the original Board of Protection (1860 onwards)...

  10. Box Hill Hospital (Adoption Agency) (1956 – current)

    30 Nov 2016

    - an approved adoption agency in the mid-20th century...