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South Australia - Organisation

Independent Order of Oddfellows (1860s - )

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  • IOOF (Acronym)

The Independent Order of Oddfellows (IOOF) is a worldwide benevolent organisation, dating back to 1819. It was established in South Australia in the 1860s. Representatives from the IOOF formed part of the board of management which ran Morialta Protestant Children's Home 1924-1972, Toorak Gardens Boys' Hostel 1967-1972, and Morialta Children's Homes Incorporated 1972-1974.

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Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,

Prepared by: Gary George and Karen George