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New South Wales - Glossary Term
- Alternative Names
- Ward of the State (also known as)
State ward (or 'ward of state') was the term used to describe a child under the guardianship of a State child welfare authority (such as the New South Wales Child Welfare Department).
- Dependent children registers, 1883-1923 [microform] / State Children's Relief Board, Manuscript, Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies, Blackburn, 1995. Details
Prepared by: Naomi Parry
Created: 27 October 2011, Last modified: 26 November 2013