Did you, or someone in your family, grow up in an orphanage, children’s home or foster care in NSW? Our Care Leavers guide gets you started accessing care leaver records. This page provides information to assist Care Leavers to locate and access records of their time in out of home...
1817 to 1942
1883 to 1923
These records relate to children who were admitted to State care between 1883 and 1923. They record where the dependent children were placed (whether with foster parents or guardians). Some of the children were eventually adopted.