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Western Australia - Organisation

Catherine House Incorporated (1975 - 1991?)

Care Provider

Catherine House Incorporated was the name of the management committee that ran Catherine House, Broome until around 1991. The committee was formed from among interested citizens in Broome to develop a Home for Aboriginal children that could be run with funds supplied by the authorities responsible for child welfare.


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,; Western Australia. Department for Community Welfare, Annual Report: Department for Community Welfare, Dept. For Community Welfare, [Perth], 1973-1984,

Prepared by: Anna Trengove, Leanne Howard and Debra Rosser