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1968
  • Guardianship Act 1968 passed. Repealed and replaced by the Care of Children Act 2004 Legislation
1948
  • Child Welfare Division of Education Department replaces Child Welfare Branch (see Garlick, 2012, p.59)
1925
  • Child Welfare Act 1925 passed (see Garlick, 2012, p.53). Repealed by Children and Young Persons Act 1974 Legislation
  • Child Welfare Branch of the Educaton Department (see Garlick, 2012, p.53) and the Children's Court (see Watt, 2003) established
1924
1882
  • Industrial Schools Act 1882 (see Watt, 2003, p.7) passed. Consolidated 1908 and repealed by Child Welfare Act 1925 Legislation
1867
  • Neglected and Criminal Children Act 1867 (see Watt, 2003, p.7) passed. Repealed by Industrial Schools Act 1882 Legislation