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Girls Homes and Boys Homes (Or: Pick a Bale of Cotton)

The old Children’s Homes will feature prominently in the Royal Commission. This will be because of two factors. Firstly, due to a myriad of factors, the abuse rate was very high. Secondly, there have already been a few enquiries specifically … Continue reading

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Salvation Army Fullarton Girls’ Home: (Or: Are Your Hands Clean?)

The Fullarton Girls’ Home (pictured above) was run by the Salvation Army from 1912 to 1987, under funding and control by the South Australian Government. It was unusual in that about 15-20% of inmates were Indigenous girls, many taken away … Continue reading

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