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Western Australia - Archival Series

Administration Files - Eastern District Office [E.D.G. Sequence] (1945 - 1975)

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Administration Files - Eastern District Office [E.D.G. Sequence] is a records series created by the Eastern District Office of the Department of Native Affairs and the Department of Native Welfare (which covered areas such as Kalgoorlie, Esperance, Leonora, Laverton, and Warburton). This series contains administrative files, including some relating to missions, training farms, hostels, foster homes, and child welfare. It is unclear whether these records contain information about the children housed in these institutions.



The majority of records in this series are open, however some are restricted to protect personal privacy. For access to restricted records please contact the Aboriginal History Research Services. For access to open records please contact the State Records Office of Western Australia.


The below document contains a list of items in this series that may be of relevance to Care Leavers. The items are arranged by the Home/Institution or theme that they refer to.

Series 44 Administration Files - Eastern District Office: List of items

Prepared by: Constance Thurley-Hart