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South Australia - Organisation

Nidlandi Hostel (1974 - 1981)

Care Provider, Home, Hostel and Non-denominational
Alternative Names
  • South East Corner Group (Also known as)
  • South East Corner Residence (Also known as)

Nidlandi Hostel was established in 1972 in Adelaide and initially operated as a private alternative school, which was also known as the South East Corner Group. It became a hostel in 1974, providing accommodation for teenagers aged between 12 and 18. Nidlandi is an Aboriginal word meaning 'stop moving'. From 1977 Nidlandi was licensed by the state government and received financial assistance towards its operation. Nidlandi Hostel closed in 1981.



1974 - 1981
Address - Ninlandi Hostel was situated at 21 Hurtle Square, Adelaide. Location: Adelaide


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,; Notes created by Karen George during research for Finding Your Own Way, 2004-2005 and GRS 4164 Corporate files, three-tiered numeric series - Community Welfare Department and successor agencies - Administrative file on Little Para House, State Records of South Australia.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George