Berry Boys’ Training Farm

Berry Boys Training Farm




Provider: NSW Government

Year Opened:1934

Year Closed:1977


Berry Training Farm was opened in 1934 by the Department of Child Welfare. It was a farm training school. When it was started it received boys aged between 14 and 18. In the 1950s it housed children who were State Wards and defined as ‘intellectually disabled’.


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Barry Meekings, Submission [PDF document], Inquiry into Children in Institutional Care, 2003–2005. Parliament of Australia

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