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Western Australia - Organisation

Waringarri Group Home (1982 - )

Children's Home, Cottage Home, Government-run and Home
Alternative Names
  • Kununurra Group Home (also known as)

Waringarri Group Home, Kununurra opened in 1982 to house up to eight Aboriginal children on a short-term or emergency basis, including children in transit through Kununurra. Waringarri was run by the Kununurra Waringarri Aboriginal Community until around 2004, when it was run by child welfare authorities. In remained open in 2014.



1982 -
Location - Waringarri Group Home was located in Kununurra. Location: Kununurra


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