St Anthonys Home
Provider: McKillop Family Services
Year Opened: 1921
Year Closed: 1943
Was known as St Anthony’s Children’s Home and in 1943 the name changed to St Anthony’s Home.
Photo courtesy McKillop Family Services.
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As a child Roy McFadyen was placed in Melbourne orphanages by his parents and at 15 in the middle of the Great Depression had to learn to support himself. Swept up by WWII into aircraft maintenance he went on to own a highly respected aircraft maintenance company and his life story provides a slice of Australian social history.