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Western Australia - Organisation

St James Residential College, Moora (c. 1977 - )

c. 1977
Anglican, Government-run, Home, Hostel and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • Moora Residential College (possibly also known as)
  • St James Hostel (previously known as, 1960s - )

The St James Residential College at Moora has been operating since around 1977. Its purpose is to provide accommodation for students attending high school in Moora. It is likely that the Residential College is the successor to an earlier high school hostel, taking its name from the St James Anglican parish church in Moora.



c. 1977 -
Location - St James Residential College was located on Edgar Lewis Place, Moora. Location: Moora

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Related Glossary Terms

  • Ward (1927 - 2004)

    Young people who were wards of the State were commonly sent to board in one of the Country High School Hostels Authority's hostels such as St James Residential College, Moora.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Redress WA Guidelines: Guidelines to Provide for an Ex Gratia Payment to Persons Abused and/or Neglected as Children While in State Care, Government of Western Australia, 18 May 2011; 'Blaxell Inquiry Report - 'St Andrew's Hostel Katanning: How the system and society failed our children' [Hansard p6137b-6142a]', in Parliament of Western Australia website, Parliament of Western Australia, 19 September 2012,$FILE/A38%20S1%2020120919%20p6137b-6142a.pdf. p.233, 411.; .

Prepared by: Debra Rosser