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Maternity Home
The term Maternity Home refers to institutions that provided residential accommodation to pregnant women, usually single women, and they often functioned (officially or not) as adoption agencies.
Bethesda Mothers' Hospital (1938 - 1968)
Boothville Mothers Hospital (1924 - 1994)
Glenties Mothers' Hospital (1924 - 1938)
Glenties Rescue Home (1902 - 1924)
Holy Cross Home (1965 - 1973)
Holy Cross Retreat (1889 - 1978)
Lady Bowen Hospital (1867 - 1938)
Maternity Home Brisbane (1892 - 1897)
Queensland Lying-In Hospital (1864 - 1867)
Salvation Army Maternity Home Breakfast Creek (1897 - 1924)
Methodist
The term Methodist describes a person or organisation affiliated with the Methodist Church.
Alexandra Cottage (1960 - 1993)
Archibald House (1930 - 1960s)
Dahler Family Group Home (1975 - 1988)
Harrison Cottage Family Group Home (1960 - 1981)
Kingsbury Cottage Family Group Home, Bardon (1960 - )
Lahey Cottage Family Group Home (1973 - 1985)
Lewis Cottage Family Group Home (1967 - 1988)
Margaret Marr Memorial Home for Boys (1924 - 1973)
Moore Cottage Family Group Home (1962 - 1996)
Nicklin Cottage Family Group Home (1960 - )
Presbyterian and Methodist Church Council (1930 - c. 1953)
Queen Alexandra Home for Children (1910 - 1960)
Robgill Cottage Family Group Home (1960 - 1981)
Saunders Family Group Home (1973 - c. 1985)
Stewart Cottage Family Group Home (1962 - 1993)
Tainton Cottage Family Group Home (1967 - 1985)
Mission
The term Mission refers to a faith-based organisation that provides social and other forms of support to the needy. Missions continue to operate shelters and social services across Australia, including in cities. With Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, the word Mission has a specific meaning, as a residential settlement or institution.
Aboriginal Mission Station, Bloomfield River (1886 - 1887)
Aurukun Mission (1904 - 1978)
Bloomfield River Mission (1887 - 1902)
Cape Bedford Mission (1886 - c. 1896)
Cooyar Mission (1942 - 1944)
Daintree River Mission (1941 - 1962)
Doomadgee Mission (1936 - 1983)
Hammond Island Mission Orphanage (1929 - 1942)
Hope Vale Mission (1950 - 1986)
Hope Valley Mission (c. 1896 - 1942)
Kowanyama Mission (1967 - 1987)
Lockhart River Mission (1924 - 1967)
Mitchell River Mission (1905 - 1967)
Mona Mona Mission (1913 - 1962)
Old Doomadgee Mission (1933 - 1936)
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Mission Thursday Island (1884 - 1984?)
Wujal Wujal Mission (1980 - 1987)
Mission Dormitory
Mission Dormitory refers to the dormitory style accommodation buildings that were often placed on Aboriginal missions to house children of school age apart from the rest of their families.
Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement (c. 1904 - 1986)