The Peirson Memorial Trust Home, in Bundaberg, was a family group home run by the Peirson Memorial Trust. The Home opened on 1 November 1983. It was established to provide accommodation for young people, primarily residents of the Redcliffe and Heytesbury homes, to undertake apprenticeships in Bundaberg. Its funding ceased 1990.
The Peirson Memorial Trust has advised that they have records relating to children who were residents, however, the records are not well organised. Former residents wishing to access their records should contact the Peirson Memorial Trust.
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.69.; White, J., In the Matter of Peirson Memorial Trust - Reasons For Judgment, Supreme Court of Queensland: Trial Division, 24 November 1995, https://archive.sclqld.org.au/qjudgment/1995/QSC95-308.pdf.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 2 February 2013, Last modified: 15 July 2022