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Social Development: Government Information: Library Guide: Social welfare pre-1994

A guide to finding government information for Social Development students.

Government Departments

Department of Labour and Social Welfare, 1935-1937

Department of Social Welfare, 1937-1958

Department of Social Welfare and Pensions, 1958-1980.

Department of Health, Welfare and Pensions, 1980-1981

Department of Health and Welfare, 1982-1985

Department of National Health and Population Development, 1985-1994

From 1984 to 1994 the three Administrations: House of Assembly, House of Delegates and House of Representatives each had Departments of Health and Welfare. Social welfare was not a provincial function.

The Homelands had their own departments. 

Social Work

Auret, Abraham Josef., Chairman. Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Separate Legislation for the Social Work Profession. Pretoria: Department of Social Welfare and Pensions], 1976. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.76.REPO

National Conference on Social Work (1951 : Cape Town). Report of the National Conference on Social Work, 1951. Pretoria: Government Printer, 1953. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.53.REPO

South African National Conference on the Post-War Planning of Social Welfare Work (1944 : Johannesburg). Report of the South African National Conference on the Post-War Planning of Social Welfare Work, Held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, on 25th to 29th September, 1944. Pretoria: Government Printer, 1945. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.45.REPO

Van Schalkwyk, L., Chairman. The Report of the Departmental Committee of Enquiry into the Training and Employment of Social Workers  Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1950. Shelf no. G 68 EUG 13/1950

Pensions

Louw, Wynand., Chairman. First report of the Interdepartmental Committee of Inquiry into Certain Specific Pension Matters, March 1980  Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1980. Shelf no. G 68 ERP 75/1980

South Africa. Department of Social Welfare and Pensions. Report on an investigation into the possible establishment of a contributory pension scheme for South Africa  Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1976. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.76.REPO

Social Relief

Faurie, W. H., Chairman.  Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Settlements for Physically Semi-Fit and Unfit Persons Under Control of the Department of Social Welfare. Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1952. Shelf no. G 68 EUG 30/1952

Page, S. Maynard, Chairman.  Report of the Inter-Departmental Committee on Poor Relief and Charitable Institutions  Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1937. Shelf no. G 68 EUG 61/1937

Piek, H. J., Chairman.  Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Family Allowances 1961. Pretoria: Government Printer, 1967. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.62.REPO

South Africa. Department of Social Welfare. Memorandum on poor relief  Pretoria: Government Printer, 1941. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.41.MEMO

South Africa. Department of Social Welfare and Pensions. Memorandum on social relief 1975. Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1975. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.75.MEMO

 

Welfare Organisations

Du Plessis, W. C., Chairman. Recommendations of the Committee of Inquiry into the Financing of Voluntary Welfare Organisations. Pretoria: Govt. Printer, 1954. Shelf no. G 68 E.WELF.54. RECO