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Industrial School for Girls, Toowoomba (c. 1890 - 1903)

c. 1890
14 October 1903
Government-run, Home and Industrial School
Alternative Names
  • Industrial School (Also known as)

The Industrial School for Girls, Toowoomba was the new name given to the Industrial and Reformatory School for Girls, Toowoomba, in around 1890. It was run by the government. The Industrial School for Girls, Toowoomba was discontinued and closed on 14 Oct 1903.



c. 1890 - 1903
Location - The Industrial School for Girls was situated at Margaret Street, Toowoomba. Location: Toowoomba



  • Cleland, Sharon, Caring for the children : a history of institutional care provided by The Salvation Army for Australian children and youth (1893-1995), Salvation Army, Australian Eastern Territory, Sydney, August 2012. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Centenary of care for children 1879-1979, 1979,

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth