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Industrial School for Girls, Toowong


The Industrial School for Girls in Toowong was operated by the Salvation Army. It opened in 1907 and was licensed in 1917 under the State Children’s Act 1911. In 1956, it became known as the Salvation Army Girls’ Home.

In 1941 there were eight girls under the age of 16 in residence at this home.

The home was located in a two storey building on Jephson Street, Toowong, which was formerly called Church Street. The name change occurred c.1924.

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    The Harbour, Salvation Army Girls Industrial Home

    The Haven, Girl’s Industrial Home, Toowong

    The Salvation Army Industrial School for Girls


  • 1907 - 1956

    Industrial School for Girls was situated at 15 Jephson Street, Toowong, Queensland (Building Demolished)



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