Closed D75 years
D75 means these records are closed to the general public for 75 years from the date of the last entry in them. People wishing to access these records should contact Children and Youth Services, which is run by the Department of Health and Human Services. How access is provided once permission is granted will depend on the file. Usually Children and Youth Services request it back and then provide access or copies. Staff at the Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office may be able to assist you in finding other relevant records.
The cards include the name and address of the person with whom the child lived.
The Commonwealth Minister of Immigration was the guardian of these children but, according to the Commonwealth Immigration Act, he could delegate the responsibility to the Director of the Social Services Department and its successors. That is why employees of those Departments created the record cards.
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
We do not currently have any photographs linked to this entry. If you know of any additional photographs, please contact us.
The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
26 November 2020
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/tas/TE00755
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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