The Carramar Receiving and Assessment Centre was a government-run children's Home. Situated in North Ward, Townsville, it operated from 1967 to 1995. Previously, it was known as the Carramar Children's Home. It ceased operating as a departmental institution in June 1995.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Carramar (Agency ID2493)', in Queensland State Archives website, Queensland Government, 2004 - 2013, http://www.archivessearch.qld.gov.au/Search/AgencyDetails.aspx?AgencyId=2493; Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.13..
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 31 May 2011, Last modified: 19 October 2018