Dictionary of Sydney

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St Magdalen's Retreat

Hostel providing accommodation for females over the age of 12 years. It was used by the New South Wales Government as a care institution, as well as accepting voluntary admissions from families who could not care for young women. The building is now a community centre.

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Milestone
Opened
1887
Closed
1983
Name
Alternate
Tempe Convent
Alternate
Good Samaritan Convent
Alternate
Good Samaritan Training Centre
1948 - 1982
Position
1887
Type