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Western Australia - Organisation

Kingsway (1980 - 1984)

Home, Hostel and Uniting Church

Kingsway was the new name given to Terrace House in 1980. It was run by the Uniting Church Child and Family Services, offering family-type hostel support for up to twelve young people (16-21 years old) who were unemployed or homeless. It was located in Nedlands and closed in 1984.



1980 - 1984
Location - Kingsway was locted on Kingsway, Nedlands. Location: Nedlands


 1976 - 1980 Terrace House
       1980 - 1984 Kingsway

Related Archival Collections

  • Uniting WA Records (1920s - )

    UnitingCare West inherited the history and records of Uniting Church Child and Family Care Services, which ran Kingsway.

Related Archival Series



  • Uniting Church in Australia (WA Synod), Department of Media (ed.), Western Impact, 1977-2007. 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,; Mofflyn, 'Submission No. 160 Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care: Submissions', in Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care - Submissions received by the committee as at 17/3/05, Senate Community Affairs Committee, Commonwealth of Australia, August 2003,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser