Monthly and Annual Reports - FWO's


National Archives of Australia2 Darwin Office CRS E739 Item O75/1 Monthly and Annual Reports - FWO's Copyright P J Mackett, 2006 Child and General Welfare for the Year 1960 - 1961 Fostering and Adoption Three part coloured children fostered by Mr & Mrs Mellors all look very well and happy, the two older children of school age are making excellent progress. Native Ward Peter Bobby also with Mr and Mrs Mellors is making satisfactory progress both physically and socially. State Wards Ken Oglen of St Mary's although in a low grade at school for his age, is showing leadership at the Hostel and in outside activities. He was the winner of the Shield donated by the Employers Insurance Co, who in the opinion of the activity leaders and Management Committee of the Youth Centre had given outstanding service and shown leadership during the last 12 months. Pamela Thomas of Griffiths House although above grade age has shown marked improvement and has been made a Primary School Prefect. Children Accomodated Receiving Home Alice Springs Name Jennifer Dunne (Aboriginal) Age 1. 6.1952 Date Admitted 22. 3.1960 Discharged 14. 4.1961 Santa Teresa Mission State Child or Ward Ward Reason for Admittance Health - Spec After-care Name Peter (Aboriginal) Age Date Admitted 4. 6.1960 Discharged 3. 2.1961 to parents State Child or Ward Ward Reason for Admittance Health - Spec After-care Name Lilian Sultan Age 1 year Date Admitted 1. 4.1960 Discharged 7. 7.1960 to parents State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Health - rickets Name Robert Ambrose Age 1 year Date Admitted 28. 6.1960 Discharged 19. 7.1960 to parents State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Mother hospital with 11th child Name John Horrell Age 15 years Date Admitted 21. 6.1960 Discharged 15. 7.1960 discharged himself State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Repatriated from foster home in S.A. pending accomodation and employment Name Noeline Perkins Age 5.12.1957 Date Admitted 21. 3.1960 Discharged State Child or Ward State child Reason for Admittance Censored Name Judith Age 6. 7.1958 Date Admitted 5. 7.1960 Discharged 5. 5.1961 To permanent foster parents Santa Teresa Mission State Child or Ward Ward Reason for Admittance Health Name Millie (Aboriginal) Age 22. 7.1959 Date Admitted 5. 7.1960 Discharged 12. 4.1961 to parents State Child or Ward Ward Reason for Admittance Health Name Mary Long Age 28.10.1950 Date Admitted 22. 7.1960 Discharged 12. 2.1961 to Griffiths House Hostel State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance H/C child from Native camp - waiting vacancy in Institution Name Carmelina Furber Age 25.12.1958 Date Admitted 2. 9.1960 Discharged 12. 9.1960 to mother State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Mother emergency operation Name Peter (Tennant Creek) Age 16. 9.1960 Date Admitted 30. 9.1960 Discharged 22. 5.1961 State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance This record heavily censored Name George Fisher Age 16 years Date Admitted 22.10.1960 Discharged Discharged himself after 2 days State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Censored Name Eva Briscoe Age 14. 1.1951 Date Admitted 10.11.1960 Discharged 6.12.1960 State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Behaviour problem Name John Donald Age 18.12.1960 Date Admitted 31.12.1960 Discharged 2. 3.1961 to foster parents State Child or Ward State child Reason for Admittance Censored Name Malcolm Dixon Age 6 years Date Admitted 8. 4.1960 Discharged Overnight only State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Found asleep by Police in the street late at night Name Donald Seven Age 4. 1.1961 Date Admitted 4. 4.1961 Discharged State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance P/C child, not wanted by Aboriginal mother Name Terance Smith Age 4.12.1960 Date Admitted 30. 1.1961 Discharged 1. 2.1961 State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Censored Name Terance Smith Age 4.12.1961 Date Admitted 13. 4.1961 Discharged 24. 4.1961 State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Censored Name Ogder? Age 27. 1.1961 Date Admitted 20. 5.1961 Discharged 22. 5.1961 State Child or Ward No Reason for Admittance Censored List with no heading information Type Details Applications (1) For free books for six families in indigent circumstances Court and Gaol (1) C Jordan (female prisioner repatriated to S.A.) (2) D Blanchard - Social report supplied to Court (3) C Carroll - 6 months supply charge - rations delivered weekly to family Children's Court (1) No conviction - ordered birching, Social report supplied (2) Committed to the care of Director of Child Welfare for 2 years and sent to Santa Teresa Mission Age Pensioner (1) Mrs Mulladad - repatriated to S.A. for medical treatment Transport (1) D McCormack and baby from native ward to Hamilton Downs Station (2) Pre-School teachers (2) and five children transported to Ida Standley Pre-school daily for 21 days Meetings (1) Emergency Housekeeper service (2) Guiding activities at Amoonguna - 4 meetings (3) Guiding activities at Ida Standley Pre-school for Gap and Mission girls - 4 meetings Census Forms & Electoral Rolls (1) Assistance given to a number of people who were unable to complete details
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