The Aboriginal Student Accommodation Service was part of the Department for Community Development. It was a placement service for young Aboriginal people from remote areas who were undertaking education or employment in towns or cities. Its exact dates of operation are unknown.
Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, 'Myera House, Kewdale House, Cooinda, Bentley House, Bamburra Hostel, Ardross House', 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 Development., Annual Report: Department for Community Development, Dept. For Community Development, East Perth, W.A, 2001-2002; 2002-2006. 2003/2004 pp.10, 108; 2004/2005 p.9; 2005/2006 pp.9, 160..
Prepared by: Leanne Howard and Debra Rosser
Created: 17 June 2011, Last modified: 20 June 2014