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Kanangra Hostel (1975 - c. 1985)

  • The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel

    The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel, 2012, by Caroline Evans
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From
1975
To
c. 1985
Categories
Government-run, Home and Hostel

Kanangra Hostel opened in Mount Stuart in 1975. It was in the same building as the former Kanangra Receiving Home. Kanangra provided accommodation in Hobart to six older boys who had paid employment. It closed around 1985.

Details

Kanangra Hostel was in the same building as the former Kanangra Receiving Home.

The Hostel was run by a married couple who lived there rent free. The boys paid them board out of their wages. The Department supplemented the payments if necessary.

In 1982, there was a fire at Kanangra.

Location

1975 - c. 1985
Location - Kanangra Hostel was in Mount Stuart Road, Mount Stuart. Location: Mount Stuart

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Publications

Reports

  • Department of Social Welfare: report for the year ended 30 June 1977, Department of Social Welfare, Hobart, 1977. Details
  • Ombudsman Tasmania, Review of claims of abuse from adults in state care as children - Final Report - Phase 2, June 2006. Details

Photos

The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Title
The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Type
Image
Date
2012

Details

The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Title
The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Type
Image
Date
2012

Details

The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Title
The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Type
Image
Date
2012

Details

The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Title
The former Kanangra Receiving Home and Hostel
Type
Image
Date
2012

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Social Welfare: report for the year ended 30 June 1977, Department of Social Welfare, Hobart, 1977; Ombudsman Tasmania, Review of claims of abuse from adults in state care as children - Final Report - Phase 2, June 2006.

Prepared by: Caroline Evans