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Royal Commission into Charitable Institutions (1871)
The Royal Commission into Charitable Institutions reported in December 1871. Its many recommendations included a boarding out system and better conditions for apprentices from the Queen's Orphan Asylum.
- Tasmania: Royal Commission on Charitable Institutions, Report of the Commissioners : together with the evidence taken, and various returns, Government Printer, Hobart, December 1871, 108 pp. Details
- 'Charitable Institutions', Launceston Examiner, 9 December 1871, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39685064. Details
- Swain, Shurlee, History of Australian inquiries reviewing institutions providing care for children, Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse, Sydney, October 2014, http://www.childabuseroyalcommission.gov.au/documents/published-research/historical-perspectives-report-3-history-of-inquir.pdf. Details
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Charitable Institutions', Launceston Examiner, 9 December 1871, p. 3, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article39685064.
Prepared by: Caroline Evans
Created: 10 April 2014, Last modified: 14 August 2015