The Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony, run by the Salvation Army, opened in Dee Why in 1897. It was replaced by the Manly Boys' Probationary Home in 1903.
1897 - 1903 Paradise Boys' Industrial Colony
1903 - 1924 Manly Boys' Probationary Home
1924 - 1936 Dee Why Home for Boys
Sources used to compile this entry: The Salvation Army Australia Eastern Territory, 'Submission 46: EASTERN TERRITORY SOCIAL CENTRES: A list of openings, closings, and function', in Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care - Submissions received by the committee as at 17/3/05, Senate Community Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Australia, June 2003, http://www.aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_Business/Committees/Senate/Community_Affairs/Completed_inquiries/2004-07/inst_care/submissions/sublist; Thinee, Kristy and Bradford, Tracy, Connecting Kin: Guide to Records, A guide to help people separated from their families search for their records [completed in 1998], New South Wales Department of Community Services, Sydney, New South Wales, 1998, https://clan.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/connectkin_guide.pdf.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 10 March 2011, Last modified: 28 November 2013