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South Australia - Organisation

Albara Road Cottage (1982 - )

Cottage Home, Disability Institution, Home and Non-denominational
Alternative Names
  • Albara Road Respite (Also known as)

Albara Road Cottage was established by the South Australian Spastic Welfare Association (SASPWA), at Ingle Farm in 1982. Formerly a day centre for children with disabilities called Gullywinds it was opened as a cottage home for children with disabilities as SASPWA's services at Woodvile Spastic Centre began to be decentralised. Albara Road Cottage was still operating and providing respite care in 2014.



Address - Albara Road Cottage was situated at 35 Albara Road, Ingle Farm. Location: Ingle Farm

Related Glossary Terms

Related Organisations

  • Woodville Spastic Centre (1960? - 1993?)

    Albara Road Cottage was established to provide accommodation for children with disabilities when services at Woodville Spastic Centre began to be decentralised.


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: 'History - Community Accommodation and Respoite Agency', in CARA, CARA Inc, 2014,; 'History of SCOSA', Novita (formerly Spastic Centres of South Australia Inc), 2014,; George, Karen, Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005,; State Library of South Austrlia Finding Aid for SRG 521 Spastic Centres of South Australia.

Prepared by: Karen George and Gary George