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New South Wales - Organisation

Buena Vista (1950 - 1982)

  • Buena Vista

    Buena Vista, c. 1950, courtesy of United Protestant Association of NSW.
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From
1950
To
1982
Categories
Children's Home, Home and Protestant

Buena Vista was a boys' home established in Orange by the United Protestant Association of New South Wales in 1950. Buena Vista closed in 1982 as a children's home, and was converted to a specialist adolescent unit, in partnership with Mission Australia.

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Location

1950 - 1982
Location - 'Buena Vista' was situated at Orange. Location: Orange

Publications

Books

  • Agst, Thomas Urich [with Robert J Martin], The UPA Story, United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd, Wahroonga, n.d., 67 pp. Details
  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W., Souvenir pictorial of homes for children and pensioners / United Protestant Association of N.S.W., 1956. Details
  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W., Souvenir pictorial of homes for children and pensioners / United Protestant Association of N.S.W., 1963. Details

Journals

  • United Protestant Association of N.S.W. (ed.), The Protestant world : official organ of the United Protestant Association of New South Wales., 1921-1980. Details

Reports

  • Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Buena Vista Home
Title
Buena Vista Home
Type
Image
Date
1950?
Source
Care Leavers Australaisa Network (CLAN)

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Buena Vista
Title
Buena Vista
Type
Image
Date
c. 1950
Source
United Protestant Association of NSW

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Sources used to compile this entry: Agst, Thomas Urich [with Robert J Martin], The UPA Story, United Protestant Association of NSW Ltd, Wahroonga, n.d., 67 pp; Hanson, Dallas, Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey, Australian Department of Social Services: Australian Council of Social Services, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1979, 83 pp; 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