Mount Paradise Reformatory for Boys at Pakenham opened in 1896 to accommodate Roman Catholic boys. It experienced problems with those who attempted to abscond and by 1911 no boys were accommodated there.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department for Neglected Children and Reformatory Schools. Report of the Secretary., Government Printer, Melbourne, 1888 - 1924.
Prepared by: Rosemary Francis
Created: 26 July 2013, Last modified: 9 January 2014