Rosemount was established in Dulwich Hill in 1976 by the Sisters of the Good Shepherd. It was a community based residential programme for teenage girls, aged between 13 to 16 years. The girls attended local schools or were employed in the community. Rosemount closed in 1981.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'A Piece of the Story': National Directory of Records of Catholic Organisations Caring for Children Separated from Families, Australian Catholic Social Welfare Commission & Australian Conference of Leaders of Religious Institutes, 1999, http://www.cssa.org.au/storage/A%20Piece%20of%20the%20Story.pdf; 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.
Prepared by: Melissa Downing
Created: 11 May 2011, Last modified: 22 August 2017