Topics: Families and children

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1915 - 1939 - North West - view

APB is entitled to forcibly remove Indigenous children from their families

1915 - 1939 - North West - view

Families are threatened

1915 - West - view

families are threatened with the removal of their children

1917 - Central - view

taken away from her mother

1918 - North West - view

The home is intended to accommodate boys removed from their families

1918 - North West - view

They remain wards of the state until they are 18

1918 - Central - view

Koori families

1918 - South West - view

Burragorang families

1920s - North Coastal - view

About a dozen girls from the Cootamundra Training Home for Aboriginal Girls are placed in North side homes as domestic servants. They looked after small children or worked in the kitchens and seldom had any contact with their families or friends from Cootamunda.

1920 - 1921 - North West - view

boys at the Singleton Childrens Home

1920 - 1921 - North West - view

average attendance of 22 at the school associated with the Home

1920 - North West - view

non Aboriginal families

1921 - West - view


1922 - South Coastal - view


1922 - South Coastal - view


1922 - South Coastal - view


1923 - Central - view

removed from her mother

1923 - North West - view

families travel elsewhere while others remain nearby. Many move from St Clair Mission to Walhollow Station

1923 - North West - view

One family moves to the other side of the creek near St Clair

1923 - North West - view

boys between the ages of 5 and 15 are sent directly to Kinchela or if they have been taken at a younger age they are sent to Bomaderry Children’s Home