These records were part of the RMIT Social Policy Archive before their subsequent transfer to the University of Melbourne Archives. The photographs and publications were collected by Donella (Donna) Jaggs, a former social worker with the Victorian government, who went on to become a lecturer and researcher in social policy.
There are photographs of buildings and people (children and staff members) from a number of Victorian institutions, including: Poplar House, Turana; Hillside Boys' Home; Sutton Grange; and Winlaton (including Winbirra Reception/Remand Centre and Leawarra Hostel).
Other photographs are from family group homes run by the Victorian government, including: Larnook, Moonya, Kalimna, Bunyarra.
There are also some photographs taken by the Department of foster homes.
We do not currently have any records linked to this organisation, but records may exist. The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
We do not currently have any photographs linked to this entry. If you know of any additional photographs, please contact us.
The Find & Connect Support Service can help people who lived in orphanages and children's institutions look for their records.
06 December 2023
Cite this: http://www.findandconnect.gov.au/guide/vic/E001062
First published by the Find & Connect Web Resource Project for the Commonwealth of Australia, 2011
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