Peedamulla Station was used for employment and training placements for Indigenous youth from at least 1978.
Peedamulla Station is mentioned in government child welfare records as a location where young Indigenous people were placed from at least 1978. Indigenous youth in the youth justice system were placed at Peedamulla for employment and training, according to the Annual Report of the Department for Community Welfare in 1981.
Sources used to compile this entry: 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, https://signposts.communities.wa.gov.au//pdf/pdf.aspx; State Records Office of Western Australia, Wards - Director's Approval to Transfer from one Institution to Another and Amend Training, Reference Code AU WA S1099- cons2607 A0191 V4 (p.74) - page numbers refer to PDF page number in digital file held by the Department of Communities (Child Protection and Family Support) in 2017.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 15 March 2011, Last modified: 21 November 2018