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Yarra View Training Farm

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The Yarra View Training Farm, located in Lilydale, was established by the St John of God Brothers in 1957. It was usually staffed by about seven Brothers and accommodated up to 90 youths, aged over 16. The institutions for children run by the St John of God Brothers in Victoria were all described as being for children with intellectual disabilities.

The Yarra View training farm, located in Lilydale, was established by the St John of God Brothers in 1957.

According to an article published by Broken Rites, the institution at Lilydale was usually staffed by about seven Brothers and accommodated up to 90 youths, aged over 16.

Broken Rites also state that:

Many SJOG inmates, especially wards of state, had behavioural or learning difficulties and were not necessarily born with an intellectual disability, although they certainly became educationally disadvantaged through their incarceration at St John of God.

  • From

    1957

  • To

    1967?

Locations

  • 1957 - 1967?

    Yarra View was located in Lilydale, Victoria (Building Unknown)

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