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Western Australia - Organisation

Ngangganawili Group Home (1981 - 1982?)

Children's Home, Government-run, Home and Temporary Care

The Ngangganawili Group Home, in Wiluna, was a government-run group home established to provide emergency accommodation for children. It is known to have been operating in 1982.


The Department for Community Welfare said in its annual report in 1982 (Signposts 2004, p.374) that one of the factors that led to the establishment of the Ngangganawili Group Home was that 'parents of children were temporarily imprisoned for drunkenness, leaving the children without adequate support'.


1981 - 1982?
Location - Ngangganawili Group Home provided accommodation at Wiluna. Location: Wiluna


Online Resources

Sources used to compile this entry: Information Services, Department for Community Development, 'p.374', Signposts: A Guide for Children and Young People in Care in WA from 1920, Government of Western Australia, 2004,

Prepared by: Debra Rosser