Lismore House was purchased by the Barwon Association for Youth Support & Accommodation in October 1981 to be a youth hostel. After renovations the hostel was opened for residents in June 1982, with residents coming from Turana Youth Training Centre and Winlaton Secure Girls Unit.
Sources used to compile this entry: Email correspondence with the Project Manager Information Systems at Barwon Child, Youth & Family, 17-18 November 2015, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Nicola Laurent
Created: 18 November 2015, Last modified: 26 April 2016