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South Australia - Organisation

Save the Children Fund, Australia (1922 - )

Care Provider and Non-denominational

Save the Children Fund is an international organisation dedicated to protecting the rights of children. The South Australian branch of Save the Children Fund was established in 1922. From 1951 the fund focused its work on improving the health and education of Aboriginal children. Save the Children Fund ran the Oodnadatta Hostel from 1970 into the 1980s.

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Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: '90 years dedicated to children's rights', in Save the Children, Australia, Save the Children, Australia, 2014,; Mullighan, the Hon E.P., Children in State Care Commission of Inquiry: Allegations of sexual abuse and death from criminal conduct, presented to the South Australian Parliament by the Hon. E.P. Mullighan QC, Commisioner, Children in State Care Commission of Enquiry, Adelaide, South Australia, 2008, 564 pp,

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George