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New South Wales - Organisation

Rainbow Lodge (1970 - c. 1979)

  • Rainbow Lodge and Grounds (I)

    Rainbow Lodge and Grounds (I), c. 2004, courtesy of NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.
    Details

From
1970
To
c. 1979
Categories
Care Provider, Children's Home, Disability Institution and Home

Rainbow Lodge was a children's home at Hazelbrook operated by the Handicapped Children's Centre of New South Wales from 1970. The building, located on the Great Western Highway, had previously been Haddon Hall.

Details

Rainbow Lodge was in the former Haddon Hall buildings. These had been owned by Japanese businessman and vice-consul Toransuki Kitamura, who had bought them and built the bungalow 'Yama' before his death in 1930. The Sydney City Mission bought them and ran 'Haddon Hall' on the site until 1967.

Rainbow Lodge was described as a children's home in a 1979 Commonwealth Government report called Why are they in children's homes: report of the ACOSS children's home intake survey.

Location

1970 - c. 1979
Address - Rainbow Lodge was situated at 123-125 Great Western Highway, Hazelbrook. Location: Hazelbrook

Related Organisations

Publications

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

Rainbow Lodge and grounds (II)
Title
Rainbow Lodge and grounds (II)
Type
Image
Date
1970 - c. 1979
Publisher
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

Details

Rainbow Lodge and Grounds (I)
Title
Rainbow Lodge and Grounds (I)
Type
Image
Date
c. 2004
Publisher
NSW Office of Environment and Heritage

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: 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; Heritage Branch, 'Rainbow Lodge and Grounds', in State Heritage Register, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, 2004, http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/heritageapp/ViewHeritageItemDetails.aspx?ID=1170660.

Prepared by: Naomi Parry