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Western Australia - Organisation

Albany Group Home (1978? - )

Cottage Care, Government-run, Home and Temporary Care

The Albany Group Home was a government-run facility established in Albany around 1978. It operated for an unknown period, with some possible closures and re-openings. In 1996, the Albany Group Home provided emergency, short term and medium term accommodation for school aged children. It had closed by 2013.



1978 - ?
Address - The Albany Group Home was located at 270 Middleton Road, Albany. Location: Albany



  • Children in Institutional and Other Forms of Care: a national perspective - Report of the Senate Standing Committee on Social Welfare, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, June 1985. Details
  • McCotter, Denzil and Western Australia Department for Community Welfare, Children in limbo, Department for Community Welfare, Western Australia, 1981. Details

Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser