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Organisation Roelands - Overview (c. 1930 - 1984)
- c. 1930
- Baptist, Care Provider, Children's Home, Churches of Christ, Non-denominational, Stolen Generations and Youth Training Centre
- Alternative Names
- Roelands Mission (also known as)
- Roelands Native Farm (also known as)
- Roelands Village (also known as)
Please note that this page reproduces the original language used in the historical sources drawn upon to compile this entry. This language includes offensive and derogatory terms which are today considered unacceptable. We apologise for any offence caused by such language.
[Taken from the Western Australian guide Signposts:]
Roelands has had three distinct periods of operation, dating from around the 1930s to 1984. Each of these periods is discussed in separate entries in Signposts: "Roelands as a Training Centre", "Roelands Native Mission" and "Roelands Village".
Roelands has variously been a Training Centre for Perth (non-Indigenous) schoolboys, a "Native Mission Farm" and a provider of residential child care for children from an Indigenous background.
It is currently a working farm which has no relationship to its history as a provider of residential child care.
- c. 1930 - c. 1984
- Roelands was located at Roelands. Location: Roelands
Provided 'care' at
- Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, http://www.signposts.communitydevelopment.wa.gov.au/. Details
Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, http://www.signposts.communitydevelopment.wa.gov.au/.
Prepared by: Anna Trengove and Leanne Howard
Created: 15 March 2011, Last modified: 13 January 2012