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South Australia - Organisation

Department for Family and Community Services (1990 - 1998)

South Australian Government

From
1990
To
1998
Categories
Government Department

The Department for Family and Community Services was formerly known as the Department for Community Welfare. In 1998 it became Children, Youth and Family Services.

Timeline

 1849 - 1886 Destitute Board
 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
 1849 - 1910 Destitute Poor Department
       1866 - 1912 Aborigines Office
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Department
       1886 - 1927 State Children's Council
       1910 - 1927 Destitute Persons' Department
             1912 - 1962 Aborigines Department
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Board
             1927 - 1966 Children's Welfare and Public Relief Department
                   1963 - 1970 Department of Aboriginal Affairs
                   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 - 2016 Families SA, Department for Education and Child Development
                                                             2011 - 2018 Department for Communities and Social Inclusion
                                                                   2016 - Department for Child Protection
                                                                   2018 - Department of Human Services

Related Organisations

  • Rose Cottage (1983 - 1993)

    The Department for Family and Community Services, in conjunction with Anglican Child Care Services and the Department of Social Security, funded Rose Cottage

Publications

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