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Regent House Hostel for Girls (1966? - 1977)

From
1966?
To
1977
Categories
Home, Hostel, Presbyterian and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • Presbyterian Girls' Hostel

The Regent House Hostel for Girls was run by the Presbyterian Church, as a 'sister' project to the Arthur Harrison Boys' Home in Hawthorn. The hostel was located in Regent Street, Elsternwick. It closed in 1977 with staff transferring to Harrison.

Details

In October 1957, the 'Presbyterian Girls' Hostel' was declared an approved juvenile hostel under the Children's Welfare Act 1954.

Location

1966? - 1977
Address - Regent House Hostel was located at 46 Regent Street, Elsterwick. Location: Elsternwick

Timeline

 1906? - c. 1966 Presbyterian Girls' Home
       1966? - 1977 Regent House Hostel for Girls

Related Glossary Terms

Related Organisations

Publications

Books

  • Fawdry, Merlene, The little mongrel - free to a good home, A personal account of 20th century legislative neglect and institutional abuse of children, 2011 edn, Fixwrite, 2007. Details

Reports

  • Annual report: Social Welfare Department, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1961-1978. 1971, p.38. Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Annual report: Social Welfare Department, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1961-1978. 1971, p.38..

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill