Karingal Youth Hostel
The Minutes of the Management Committee for Karingal Youth Hostel consist of two manila folders containing foolscap roneod minutes. Some printed annual reports and miscellaneous correspondence are included.
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The date ranges of the two folders of Minutes are 1954-1958 & 1958-1963. The folders have an index inside the front cover.
Discussion in the Minutes mostly concerns the general running of home. Some information about boys appears under the heading of individual names. Applications for admission include names of applicants. One entry, 11/10/61 relates specifically to Aboriginal boys noting that the hostel agreed to take in 'part-Aboriginal boys' aged between 15 and 18. However it would provide accommodation for no more than two at one time. The Minues note that the admissions committee would consider each application on 'individual merit'.
Sources used to compile this entry: George, Karen, 'Section 1:14', Finding your own way, Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc., 2005, http://nunku.org.au/resources/.
Prepared by: Karen George, Melissa Downing and Rachel Tropea
Created: 11 August 2011, Last modified: 6 June 2014