Records, Memorabilia and Publications

Records, Memorabilia and Publications

Child & Family Services Ballarat holds the records from the following organisations:

  • Ballarat District Orphan Asylum 1865–1909
  • Ballarat Orphanage 1909–1968
  • Ballarat Children’s Homes 1968–1984
  • Ballarat Children’s Homes & Family Services 1984–1998

The records include the following:

  • Admission book registers
  • Individual files (from approximately 1930 onwards)
  • Photographic records
  • Short films
  • Other memorabilia

To access your personal information, please follow the guidelines in “Requesting Information from the Heritage Centre” or contact our intake team, at Child & Family Services Ballarat Inc. on 03 5337 3333, or email