St Augustine’s Boys’ Orphanage, Highton, Geelong, VIC
St Augustine’s Boys’ Orphanage
South Valley Road, Highton, Geelong, VIC, Australia
Provider: Christian Brothers from 1978, previously the Friendly Brothers
Year Opened: 1939
Year Closed: 1988
1939: moved to Highton in 1939, from Newton, Geelong.
St Augustine’s Adolescent and Family Services was established after the closure of the orphanage to provide small residential units, family support and specialist educational services.
CLAN has members who attended this Home.
For further information about this Home, please refer to: A Piece of the Story by the National Directory of Records of Catholic Organisations (available from the CLAN Library).
News Articles Relating to this Home:
09 June 2002 – Loss of Faith Transcript
09 Sep 1954 – NEW BUS FOR GEELONG ORPHANAGE . – Trove (nla.gov.au)
11 Mar 1937 – RADIO TALKS FOR ST. AUGUSTINE’S APPEAL – Trove (nla.gov.au)
Donald Alford – A christian brother Pedophile.
Ground Zero- How the Ballarat Diocese exported paedophiles to the world.
CLAN Homes – Orphanages Gallery
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Video: How Care Leaver, Johnno, found out about his sister’s death while in ‘care’ at St. Augustine’s Orphanage – 16/03/2022
CLAN Museum Gallery
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CLAN library books where this Home is mentioned include:
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