Kingsbury Cottage Family Group Home, in Bardon, opened around August/September 1960. Originally run by the Methodist Church, its operation was transferred to the newly-created Uniting Church in June 1977. In 2014, Kingsbury was an emergency residential home for young people aged 12 - 17 years.
Kingsbury Cottage was licensed under the State Children Act on 27 October 1960, and later was licensed under the Children's Services Act on 4 August 1966.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.58..
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 14 June 2011, Last modified: 19 October 2018