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.
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.
1972 - 1977 Kali Cottage
1971 - 1972 Kali Boys' Hostel
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
Created: 15 February 2011, Last modified: 8 May 2014