This report is an 11-volume survey of hostels for young Indigenous people in Western Australia in 1970, at a time of great expansion in this sector. The authors described their work as a 'report presented to Mr. F.E. Gare, the Commissioner of Native Welfare, Western Australia, May 1971.' It provides a very detailed description of Aboriginal hostel accommodation in WA at a particular moment in time and includes recommendations and bibliographical references. The report also contains information about: Controlling authorities, House parents, The Department of Native Welfare, Other parties, Residents.