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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Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 3 September 2012, Last modified: 12 November 2018