Family Focus was established in 1991, when the Victorian Children's Aid Society amalgamated with Foster Care Westernport. In 1993, Family Focus amalgamated with Family Action and the National Children's Bureau of Australia to form a new organisation, OzChild.
1894 - 1920 Victorian Neglected Children's Aid Society
1920 - 1991 Victorian Children's Aid Society
1979 - 1991 Foster Care Westernport
1991 - 1993 Family Focus
1993 - OzChild
Sources used to compile this entry: Francis, Rosemary, 'Victorian Children's Aid Society (1893 - 1991)', in Australian Women's Register, National Foundation for Australian Women, 2003, http://www.womenaustralia.info/biogs/AWE0574b.htm; Griffiths, Ciara and Gilkerson, Darcy, Foster Care Westernport: a legacy of generosity, OzChild, 2017, https://web.archive.org/web/20190403063649/https://www.ozchild.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/WesternportFosterCare-full-PDF.pdf.
Prepared by: Cate O'Neill
Created: 1 May 2009, Last modified: 31 January 2018