Collection UQFL431 - Family Planning Association of Queensland Records

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Family Planning Association of Queensland Records


  • 1969-2007 (Creation)

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Extent and medium

19 boxes, 4 parcels.

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Name of creator


Administrative history

Family Planning Queensland (FPQ), originally known as Family Planning Association of Queensland, has been a leading provider of sexual and reproductive health services to people in Queensland since its foundation in 1972. FPQ offers clinical, educational, training and information services from metropolitan and regional locations statewide. Family Planning Queensland now trades as True Relationships and Reproductive Health.

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Biographical history

University of Queensland graduate (PGDipArts, 1999 and PhD, 2010). Married to animator and film producer Max Bannah.

Archival history

Collection previously titled as: Records, 1969-2007
Collection alternatively titled as: Family Planning Association of Queensland Collection.
Alternative title: Family Planning Queensland Records

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Scope and content

Minutes, correspondence, subject files, interview transcripts, photographs, newspaper cuttings, publications. Material in Boxes 2 -- 19 was consulted and some notated by Sylvia Bannah while writing her thesis.

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Unrestricted access.

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Language of material

  • English

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Uploaded finding aid

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Publication note

Material from this collection has been cited in:
Bannah, Sylvia (2010). Birds, bees and birth control: a history of family planning in Queensland 1971-2001, Thesis (PhD.), University of Queensland.

Byrnes, Cassandra (2022). Conservative sex: a history of abortion, contraception, and sexual health in Queensland, 1960-1989 . PhD Thesis, School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry, The University of Queensland.

Featherstone, L., Byrnes, C., Maturi, J., Minto, K., Mickelburgh, R., Donaghy, P. (2024). Consent and Reproductive Coercion. In: The Limits of Consent. Palgrave Socio-Legal Studies. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham.

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63050383 ; 45233147

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Dates of creation revision deletion

Revised, Linda Justo, 22-Apr-2020; Migrated from LMS: April 2019, P.A.




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