The Catholic Boys' Hostel at Parkside provided accommodation for boys who had left the boarding section of the Salesian School, previously known as St John's Boys Town. The Hostel provided aftercare and supervision for boys who had taken up jobs. The Hostel closed in 1979. The premises at Parkside became the Hannah Buckley Cottage in 1980.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/; Information provided by Professional Standards Records Service of the Catholic Church, May 2014.
Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George
Created: 17 February 2011, Last modified: 24 July 2015