Records of Mt Maria, Home of the Good Shepherd is a collection relating to the Good Shepherd Home for Girls (also known as the Industrial School for Girls, Mitchelton, 1933-1966), the Mt Maria Re-education Centre (1966-1973) and the Mt Maria Youth Centre (1973-1974).
Care leavers (and their families) wanting to find information about their time in care, or access personal files can contact Good Shepherd Archive.
All requests for personal information must be accompanied by some form of personal identification such as a copy of your birth certificate or a copy of your current driver's licence. If you are applying for information about another person, their permission is required. If you are applying for information about a person who is deceased, proof of death is required. Proof of your relationship to the deceased person is also required.
The Good Shepherd Archive has advised that the following records exist in relation to this Home:
Supplementary records include:
Contextual records at Good Shepherd Archive include histories, newsclipping collection and photographs of the site and buildings.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001; This entry has been updated with information received from the record holders as part of the Records Access Documentation grants. The source documents are held in the eScholarship Research Centre files at the University of Melbourne.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 22 February 2012, Last modified: 24 August 2017