A departmental inquiry into allegations of starvation at the Swan Boys' Orphanage was conducted by the Under-Secretary of the Colonial Secretary's Department in April-May 1911. When the allegations were found to be unsubstantiated, the Colonial Secretary, as the responsible Minister, sent his regrets to the Anglican Orphanages Committee for the 'inconvenience and annoyance' caused by the Inquiry.
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12 November 2018
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