Provider: Department For Community Development
Year Opened: 1962
Year Closed: 1984
Demolished: 1999 (partly)
Also known as Stoneville Boys’ Home.
Situated on the site previously occupied by the Padbury Boys Farm School.
Hillston operated as an open reformatory for adolescent boys on a working farm property.
Western Australia’s State Heritage Office database, inHerit, notes:
The only buildings that now remain on this site are the Church (Chapel), Gymnasium and Hall and the Science Building. All other buildings and surrounding infrastructure were demolished during construction of the Kath French Centre in 1999.
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Publications About this Home
Western Australia. Family and Children’s Services & Kevin Palassis Architects & Western Australia. Deptartment of Contract and Management Services (1999). Hillston Boys’ Farm. Dept. of Contract and Management Services, [Perth, WA]
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