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Phillip Cottage (1977 - 1988)

  • Philip Cottage

    Philip Cottage, c. 1978, courtesy of NSW Treasury.
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From
1977
To
1988
Categories
Children's Home, Government-run and Home
Alternative Names
  • Phillip House

Phillip College was established at Gosford by the Department of Youth and Community Services in 1977. It was a residential home for up to 24 school-age boys and girls who were wards of the state. The children attended primary and secondary schools in the area and lived in family groups. In 1988 the building was taken over by Gosford City Family Support Service.

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Location

1977 - 1988
Location - Phillip Cottage was situated at Mount Penang, Gosford. Location: Gosford

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Books

  • Rubie, Valerie, Sent to the Mountain: A History of Mount Penang Juvenile Justice Centre, Closure Committee of Mount Penang Juvenile Justice Centre, Gosford, 2003, 236 pp. Details

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Philip Cottage
Title
Philip Cottage
Type
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Date
c. 1978
Publisher
NSW Treasury

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Sources used to compile this entry: Rubie, Valerie, Sent to the Mountain: A History of Mount Penang Juvenile Justice Centre, Closure Committee of Mount Penang Juvenile Justice Centre, Gosford, 2003, 236 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