The Birralee Children's Home, a state run institution, was situated at 124 Quarry Street, Rockhampton. Until 1964, it was known as the Rockhampton Receiving Depot. In 1967, it became the Birralee Receiving and Assessment Centre.
1870 - 1894 Rockhampton Orphanage
1894 - 1964 Rockhampton Receiving Depot
1964 - 1967 Birralee Children's Home
1967 - 1981 Birralee Receiving and Assessment Centre
1981 - 1982 Birralee Hostel
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.13..
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 19 July 2011, Last modified: 12 June 2014