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Victoria - Archival Collection

Lutheran Children's Home records held by the Victorian Government (c. 1950 - c. 1980)

c. 1950
c. 1980

Lutheran Children's Home records is an archival collection held by the Victorian Governmente held by the Department of Health & Human Services.


Access Conditions

Former residents and their families can contact the Care Leaver Records Service, Freedom of Information Unit for access to these records.


There are a number of records series within the Lutheran Children's Home records held by the Victorian Government.

The collection includes:

  • Admission and discharge registers for children placed at Lutheran Peace Memorial Children's Home, 1950-82 (Public Record Office Victoria reference number 17942)
  • Child case history files, 1950-88 (Public Record Office Victoria reference number 18080)

Finding Aids

The Finding Records webpage relating to Lutheran Children's Homes has a detailed Collection Guide with more information about these records.

Related Organisations


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'Lutheran Children's Home (1950-76)', in Finding Records, Department of Health and Human Services, State of Victoria,

Prepared by: Rosemary Francis