In 1955, the Carry On Club of Victoria applied for Hurlingham to be declared an 'approved children's home' under the Children's Welfare Act 1954. The 'Carry On Club Home "Hurlingham"' was gazetted as an approved children's home in January 1956.
Carry On (Victoria) holds some historical material relating to children's homes run by the Carry On Club. It has Minutes relating to the management of Hurlingham in Brighton (1946-1963), as well as annual reports. Unfortunately, it is very likely that personal records of former residents have been destroyed. Former residents are very welcome to contact Carry On (Victoria) with enquiries about its historical records.
Contact Carry On (Victoria):
Phone: (03) 9629 2648
Street address: 8th Floor, 1 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC 3000
Postal address: PO Box 39, Flinders Lane VIC 8009
Fax: (03) 9629 2064
10 March 2014
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/vic/E000417
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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