The Good Shepherd Archive holds records related to the work of the Good Shepherd Sisters in Australia and New Zealand from 1863 onwards. The Archive is located in Abbotsford, Victoria. The collection includes records relating to Homes run by the Sisters, including the Convent of the Good Shepherd "The Pines", in Adelaide. Register books of admission and discharge have been retained for most residential convents in Australia and New Zealand.
The collection includes many records about the Sisters' work with women and girls. Register books of admission and discharge have been retained for most residential convents in Australia and New Zealand. The Archive offers a research service to former residents, to their relatives and to people interested in the Good Shepherd mission in Australia, New Zealand and Tahiti. The research service operates by mail; the Archive is not open to the public and is a part-time service.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.
Prepared by: Karen George
Created: 4 February 2011, Last modified: 24 August 2017