201 Centennial Road
Provider: L O Bailey
Year Opened: 1944
Year Closed: 1970
Hopewood was a unique children’s home operated by the Youth Welfare Association of Australia which was founded by Leslie Owen Bailey. Bailey gathered 86 babies from unmarried mothers from and raised them at Hopewood using his principles of ‘natural health’. He fed them a vegetarian diet of mostly raw food, never allowed vaccination and avoided modern medicine.
For further information about this Home, please refer to: Connecting Kin: Guide to Records.
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