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Types of records in 19th and 20th century
Explaining the different terms used in the guides
A timeline of recordkeeping in Child Protection and Youth Justice since 1986
Timeline of Victorian government departments that have administered health, welfare and youth justice.
Timeline of Victorian government records that document wardship
Former wards of state and care leavers can potentially have three sources of records.
When adoption agencies closed, they sent their records to the department.
During the 1980s, delivery of mental health services was transferred from institutions to the general health sector
Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (18666) was established in St Kilda Road, Prahran, Victoria to educate children aged 6 -16 years...
St Vincent de Paul Orphanage/Home was opened by Father Gerald Ward and the Sisters of Mercy in 1854, to provide institutional care for boys and girls...
Geelong Orphan Asylum...
–originally established to house orphaned children, aged three to 16 years. Later evolved into OzChild, providing disability services...
In 1856, a group of philanthropic women and two young doctors founded the Melbourne Lying-in Hospital and Infirmary for Diseases of Women and Children in Albert St, Eastern Hill (East Melbourne)...
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