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Western Australia - Organisation

Warramboo Hostel, Yalgoo (1971? - 1980?)

From
1971?
To
1980?
Categories
Children's Home, Government-run, Home and Hostel

Warramboo Hostel, Yalgoo, was established by 1971 as a government-run education hostel for Aboriginal boys and girls going to primary school in Yalgoo. There were 17 children at Warramboo in 1971 and only 6 children from a 'transient population' by 1979. Warramboo closed around 1980.

Details

Events

1971? - c. 1980
Location - Warramboo Hostel was located at Yalgoo. Location: Yalgoo

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

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, 'pp.559-560', 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.

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill and Debra Rosser