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Western Australia - Organisation

Swanleigh (1960 - 2010)

  • Robertson Facade Administration

    Robertson Facade Administration, 2010 - 2014, courtesy of Anglican Diocese of Perth Archives.
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From
1960
To
2010
Categories
Anglican, Home, Hostel and Protestant
Alternative Names
  • Swanleigh Hostel (also known as, 1960 - 2010)

Swanleigh in Middle Swan was the new name given in early 1960 to Swan Homes. It was a hostel for country children attending high school in the city. In 2010 Swanleigh became a conference and camp facility.

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Events

7 February 1960 - 2010
Location - Swanleigh was located on the north-east bank of the Swan River, Middle Swan.. Location: Middle Swan

Timeline

 1869 - 1876 Perth Boys' Orphanage
       1868 - 1942 Perth Girls' Orphanage
       1876 - 1942 Swan Boys' Orphanage
             1943 - 1959 Swan Homes
                   1960 - 2010 Swanleigh

Related Organisations

Publications

Books

  • Peterkin, A. Roy, The Noisy Mansions : the story of Swanleigh 1868-1971, Perth Diocesan Trustees, Anglican Church of Australia, Midland, Western Australia, 1986. pp.170,178, 213. Details

Online Resources

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The Noisy Mansions : the story of Swanleigh 1868-1971
Title
The Noisy Mansions : the story of Swanleigh 1868-1971
Type
Document
Date
1986

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Robertson Facade Administration
Title
Robertson Facade Administration
Type
Image
Date
2010 - 2014
Source
Anglican Diocese of Perth Archives

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Sources used to compile this entry: Peterkin, A. Roy, The Noisy Mansions : the story of Swanleigh 1868-1971, Perth Diocesan Trustees, Anglican Church of Australia, Midland, Western Australia, 1986. pp.170,178, 213.; Public Sector Commission, Western Australia, 'Inquiry - St Andrew's Hostel - Public Hearing Transcript – 20 June 2012 pp.3775-3782; 28 June 2012 pp.4085-4087', Transcripts [St Andrew's Hostel Inquiry], Government of Western Australia, 19 September 2012, http://www.publicsector.wa.gov.au/public-administration/sector-performance-and-oversight/reviews-investigations-and-special-inquiries/special-inquiries/st-andrews-hostel-inquiry/transcripts; Public Sector Commission, St Andrew's Hostel Inquiry, Government of Western Australia, 19 September 2012, http://www.publicsector.wa.gov.au/public-administration/sector-performance-and-oversight/reviews-investigations-and-special-inquiries/special-inquiries/st-andrews-hostel-inquiry. Chapter 13, pp.271-272.; Robertson Facade Administration [Image], Date: 2010 - 2014.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser