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Carnarvon Teens Hostel (1968 - 1984?)

  • Carnarvon Teens Hostel

    Carnarvon Teens Hostel, 1968 - 1969, courtesy of Global Mission Partners, Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board Photographs.
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From
1968
To
1984?
Categories
Churches of Christ, Home and Hostel
Alternative Names
  • Carnavon Hostel (also known as)
  • Town Hostel (also known as)
  • Working Youth Hostel (also known as, 1969 - 1970)

Carnarvon Teens Hostel was a hostel for around ten young people (male and female) in Carnarvon. It opened in 1968, and was part of the Carnarvon Mission that was run the Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board (Inc). The hostel aimed to give young people from Carnarvon Mission (later, Ingada Village) an opportunity to live in the Carnarvon township while going to high school, or while they were working.It was located near the Christian Centre and church, and closed in the mid-1980s.

Details

In 2014, a police and court complex was being constructed on the site of the Carnarvon Teens Hostel.

Events

1968 - 1984?
Location - Carnarvon Teens Hostel was on Robinson St, Carnarvon. Location: Carnarvon

Related Glossary Terms

Related Organisations

  • Carnarvon Mission (1945 - 1975?)

    The Carnarvon Teens Hostel accommodated young people from the Carnarvon Mission who were going to high school or working in the Carnarvon township.

    Date: 1968 - 1975?

  • Ingada Village (1975? - 1986)

    The Carnarvon Teens Hostel accommodated young people from Ingada Village who were going to high school or working in the Carnarvon township.

    Date: 1975? - 1984?

Publications

Reports

  • Wilson, Katrin and Michael V. Robinson., Aboriginal Hostels in Perth : A Comparative Survey, Department of Native Welfare, [Perth, W.A.], 1971. Details

Online Resources

Photos

Teens Hostel
Title
Teens Hostel
Type
Image
Date
1968 - 1969
Source
Global Mission Partners, Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board Photographs

Details

Carnarvon Teens Hostel
Title
Carnarvon Teens Hostel
Type
Image
Date
1968 - 1969
Source
Global Mission Partners, Churches of Christ Federal Aborigines Mission Board Photographs

Details

Carnarvon Mission Ingada Village
Title
Carnarvon Mission Ingada Village
Type
Document
Date
22 April 2014
Source
Deslee Moyle
Note
p. 2

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Carnarvon Mission Ingada Village [Document], Date: 22 April 2014; Carnarvon Teens Hostel [Image], Date: 1968 - 1969; Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004, http://signposts.cpfs.wa.gov.au/pdf/pdf.aspx; Interview conducted by Debra Rosser with Avon and Deslee Moyle, Duncraig, on 15 April 2013 regarding the Carnarvon Teens Hostel.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser