This file in the National Archives of Australia contains reports to the Commonwealth Department of Immigration about children who had come as unaccompanied child migrants to Western Australia. Some children are named in the file, and there are general reports on educational and health conditions as well as correspondence about bringing Maltese child migrants to St Joseph's Girls' Orphanage.
Sources used to compile this entry: Child migration, National Archives of Australia, https://www.naa.gov.au/explore-collection/immigration-and-citizenship/child-migration; Coldrey, Barry, Good British Stock: Child and Youth Migration to Australia, National Archives of Australia, 1999, https://www.naa.gov.au/help-your-research/research-guides/good-british-stock-child-and-youth-migration-australia.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 23 February 2012, Last modified: 26 November 2020