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Victoria - Organisation

Family Focus (1991 - 1993)

Care Provider, Community Service Organisation and Foster Care

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

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Online Resources

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,; Griffiths, Ciara and Gilkerson, Darcy, Foster Care Westernport: a legacy of generosity, OzChild, 2017,

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill