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Receiving Agency
Receiving Agency was the name given to the organisation named as the ‘custodian’ of children who were sent to Australia as migrants from the United Kingdom or Malta. The term is used mostly for post-World War Two migration, but includes some organisations that were responsible for children who came earlier in the century.
Barnardos House (1964 - 1982)
Dr Barnardo's Homes (Australia Branch) (1883 - 1966)
Dr Barnardos in Australia (1966 - 1995?)
Records Access Service
A Records Service is an organisation, or part of an organisation, which helps people find and locate records that contain information about them and their time in 'care'.
ACT Heritage Library (1995 - )
ArchivesACT (2008 - ), Australian Capital Territory
Barnardos Australia (c. 1995 - )
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )
National Archives of Australia (1998 - )
National Library of Australia (1960 - )
Records Holder
A Records Holder is an organisation, family or person which holds records.
ACT Heritage Library (1995 - )
ArchivesACT (2008 - ), Australian Capital Territory
Barnardos Australia (c. 1995 - )
Marymead Child and Family Centre (1967 - )
National Archives of Australia (1998 - )
National Library of Australia (1960 - )
Religious Order
The term Religious Order refers to a group composed of initiated people committed to a particular set of values within a Church – within Christianity this often refers to religious Brothers (monks) and Sisters (nuns).
Franciscan Missionaries of Mary (1941 - )
Residential Care
The term Residential Care refers to models of out-of-home care that emerged from around the 1980s, including Residential Units. Residential Care is different to Home-Based Care (such as foster care or kinship care). Residential Units are usually run by Community Service Organisations or Non-Government Organisations.
Premier YouthWorks (2002 - )