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South Australia - Organisation

Orana (1980 - )

Care Provider and Non Government Organisation

Orana was the new name for the Mentally Retarded Children's Association from 1980. The Association provided training and support for people with intellectual disabilities. It operated Supported Employment Centres and Supported Accommodation facilities in the Adelaide suburbs and regional areas of South Australia. Orana was still operating in 2014.


 1950 - 1980 Mentally Retarded Children's Association
       1980 - Orana

Provided 'Care' At


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Lewis, Ian, Making a difference: sixty years of service to the people of South Australia, 1950-2010, Orana, 2010,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George