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Western Australia - Organisation

Mogumber Training Centre (1974 - 1980)

From
1974
To
1980
Categories
Care Provider, Home, Methodist and Uniting Church
Alternative Names
  • Mogumber Methodist Training Services (also known as)
  • Mogumber Mission (also known as)

The Mogumber Training Centre was an administrative unit in the Methodist, and then Uniting Church. It ran a number of 'cottages' and programs that had been run from Mogumber before the facility at Moore River closed in 1974. The Mogumber Training Centre became part of Sister Kate's Child and Family Care Services in 1980.

Details

The Mogumber Training Centre was identified by that name in the Western Australian Government Gazette in 1968. Reverend J. Dawes issued a permit to manage a mission under Reg. 42 Native Welfare Act 1963 and the mission was named 'Mogumber Training Centre'.

Timeline

 1918 - 1951 Moore River Native Settlement
       1951 - 1974 Mogumber
             1974 - 1980 Mogumber Training Centre

Related Organisations

Publications

Reports

  • Western Australia. Committee of Inquiry into Residential Child Care, Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Residential Child Care, Government Printer, Perth, Western Australia, September 1976. pp.85, 103. Details

Photos

The 'Homes' Herald, 1978 [Methodist Homes for Children]
Title
The 'Homes' Herald, 1978 [Methodist Homes for Children]
Type
Document
Date
December 1978
Source
Uniting Church (Synod of Western Australia) Archives

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: The 'Homes' Herald, 1978 [Methodist Homes for Children] [Document], Date: December 1978; Western Australia. Committee of Inquiry into Residential Child Care, Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Residential Child Care, Government Printer, Perth, Western Australia, September 1976. pp.85, 103.; State Records Office of Western Australia, Wards - Director's Approval to Transfer from one Institution to Another and Amend Training, Reference Code AU WA S1099- cons2607 A0191 V4 (p.185) - page numbers refer to PDF page number in digital file held by the Department of Communities (Child Protection and Family Support) in 2017; Western Australian Government Gazette, 1968/032, p.1088.

Prepared by: Debra Rosser