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South Australia - Organisation

Destitute Board (1849 - 1886)

South Australian Government

From
1849
To
1886
Categories
Care Provider and Government Agency
Alternative Names
  • Destitute Persons Department (Also known as)

The Destitute Board was responsible for a number of homes in South Australia. In 1886 it became the State Children's Council.

Timeline

 1849 - 1886 Destitute Board
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Council
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Board
                   1966 - 1970 Department of Social Welfare
                         1970 - 1972 Department of Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs
                               1972 - 1990 Department for Community Welfare
                                     1990 - 1998 Department for Family and Community Services
                                           1998 - 2004 Family and Youth Services, Department of Human Services
                                                 2004 - 2006 Children, Youth and Family Services, Department for Families and Communities
                                                       2006 - 2011 Families SA, Department for Families and Communities
                                                             2011 - Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
                                                             2011 - 2016 Families SA, Department for Education and Child Development
                                                                   2016 - Department for Child Protection

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Online Resources

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: Melissa Downing