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Agency ID9714
TitleHealth Department, Maternal and Child Welfare Division
Agency TypeBusiness unit or division
Start Date Circa 1/7/1926
End Date 1/10/1982
Date NotesN/A

Responsible for maternal and infant welfare

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Series IDTitleFromTo
4053War Emergency Provisions Files 16/12/1941 5/5/1944
4046Sandgate [Maternal & Child Welfare] Home Cases File 28/10/1965 1/10/1982
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Controlling Agencies

Agency IDTitleFromTo
123Home Secretary's Office 1/7/1926 5/12/1935
126Health and Home Affairs Department 5/12/1935 25/9/1963
105Department of Health 26/9/1963 1/10/1982
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Information Sources

Queensland Parliamentary Papers, Session of 1927, Vol I, p 1179
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1938, Vol II, p. 1015
Queensland Parliamentary Papers 1939, Vol. II, p. 71
Parliamentary Papers Session of 1983-84, Vol III, Annual Report of Health & Medical Services, 1982-83, p 47.
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The Infant Welfare Department was responsible for baby clinics and ante-natal clinics in metropolitan areas and throughout Queensland. It was renamed Maternal and Child Welfare in the late 1930s.
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Preferred Citation

Queensland State Archives Agency ID9714, Health Department, Maternal and Child Welfare Division
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Last updated 9 September 2016
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