St Martin's Centre, in West End, was a residential facility operated by the Aboriginal and Islanders' Catholic Council. It was licensed in May 1977 and closed on 31 December 1991.
The 1983-84 annual report of Aboriginal Hostels Limited stated that it provided funding to the Aboriginal & Islander Catholic Council to operate St Martin's through its South Queensland Third Party Hostel Grants Program.
Sources used to compile this entry: Department of Families, Missing pieces: information to assist former residents of children's institutions to access records, State of Queensland, 2001. p.77.; Report of the Director, Department of Children's Services (Queensland), 1980, p.49. Annual Report, Department of Children's Services (Queensland) 1984-84, p.43. Aboriginal Hostels Limited, Annual Report, 1983-84, p.36. Department of Family Services, annual report, 1987-88.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 23 June 2011, Last modified: 9 September 2022