Robgill Cottage Family Group Home, in the suburb of Bardon, opened around August/September 1960. It was operated by the Methodist Church until 1977, when management was transferred to the Uniting Church. It ceased functioning as a family group home in July 1978, and its licence was surrendered in August 1981.
Robgill was licensed under the State Children Act 1911 on 27 October 1960 and the Children's Services Act 1965 on 4 August 1966.
Sources used to compile this entry: Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions, Report of the Commission of Inquiry into Abuse of Children in Queensland Institutions, Queensland. Department of Families, Youth and Community Care, Brisbane, 1999; Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.71..
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 22 June 2011, Last modified: 3 August 2017