Catherine House Incorporated was the name of the management committee that ran Catherine House, Broome until around 1991. The committee was formed from among interested citizens in Broome to develop a Home for Aboriginal children that could be run with funds supplied by the authorities responsible for child welfare.
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, http://signposts.cpfs.wa.gov.au/pdf/pdf.aspx; Western Australia. Department for Community Welfare, Annual Report: Department for Community Welfare, Dept. For Community Welfare, [Perth], 1973-1984, http://catalogue.slwa.wa.gov.au/record=b1410539~S7.
Prepared by: Anna Trengove, Leanne Howard and Debra Rosser
Created: 16 March 2011, Last modified: 27 June 2014