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Tarana (1959 - 1977)

  • [Tarana]

    [Tarana], c. 1959 - c. 1977, courtesy of The Remmers.
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From
1959
To
1977
Categories
Family Group Home, Home and Non-denominational

Tarana, run by Dr Barnardo's in Australia, opened in 1959 at Belmont South. It was the first family group Home run by Barnardos in Australia and provided mixed family group accommodation. Tarana closed in 1977.

Details

Tarana had views onto Lake Macquarie from the garden and was subject to flooding.

Location

1960 - 1977
Address - Tarana was situated at 19-21 New Street, Belmont South. Location: Belmont South

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View of Lake Macquarie from the veranda of the Family Group Home at 19 New Street Belmont
Title
View of Lake Macquarie from the veranda of the Family Group Home at 19 New Street Belmont
Type
Image
Date
1959? - 1977?
Publisher
The Remmers

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[Tarana]
Title
[Tarana]
Type
Image
Date
c. 1959 - c. 1977
Publisher
The Remmers

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Coldrey, Barry, Good British stock: child and youth migration to Australia, This is a research guide published by the National Archives of Australia. It contains detailed historical information about Australia's immigration policy and child and youth migration to Australia. It also has information about relevant archival records in Australia and overseas relating to child and youth migration., National Archives of Australia, 1999, http://guides.naa.gov.au/good-british-stock/; Remmer, Clifford, Nardy Old Boys & Girls Reunion Club, The Remmers, 2005, http://www.nardyaustralia.com/; 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, http://nma.gov.au/blogs/inside/files/2011/02/connectkin_guide1.pdf.

Prepared by: Melissa Downing and Nicola Laurent