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South Australia - Organisation

Kali Boys' Hostel (1971 - 1972)

From
1971
To
1972
Categories
Home, Hostel and Non-denominational

Kali Boys' Hostel was opened by the United Aborigines Mission at Westbourne Park in 1971. Run by the UAM under the control of the Department, it operated as accommodation for Aboriginal boys attending secondary school. It initially accommodated four boys. In 1972 Kali Boys Hostel became a government run small group home known as Kali Cottage.

Details

Kali Boys' Hostel opened on 24 May 1971, at Westbourne Park, as accommodation for Aboriginal boys attending secondary school. The Federal branch of the United Aborigines Mission ran Kali Boys' Hostel under the control and supervision of the Department for Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs.

In 1972 Kali Boys Hostel was taken over by the government and became a small group home known as Kali Cottage.

Location

1971 - 1972
Location - Kali Boys Hostel was situated at Westbourne Park. Location: Westbourne Park

Timeline

 1972 - 1977 Kali Cottage
       1971 - 1972 Kali Boys' Hostel

Run By

  • United Aborigines Mission (1895 - 2019?)

    Kali Boys' Hostel was run by the United Aborigines Mission [UAM] under the control of the Department of Social Welfare and Aboriginal Affairs and its successors.

    Date: 1971 - 1977

Related Glossary Terms

Publications

Reports

  • Annual Report of the Department for Community Welfare, South Australian Government, Adelaide, 1973. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Annual Report of the Department for Community Welfare, South Australian Government, Adelaide, 1973; George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George