Karingal House was opened in 1960 as a family group home by Dr Barnardo's Homes (Australia Branch) in Lindfield. Karingal House closed in 1984.
Prior to 1960, Karingal House was a small transitional home run by Barnardo's for young women while they became established in employment. It became a family group home in 1960.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Barnardos work with local children', in Barnardos Australia: We Believe in Children: History, Barnardos Australia, c.2014, http://www.barnardos.org.au/about-us/history/barnardos-work-with-local-children/; 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/.
Prepared by: Nicola Laurent
Created: 24 May 2016, Last modified: 8 June 2016