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Document, report - Report by Residences Review Sub-Committee

From the Collection of Melbourne Legacy 293 Swanston Street Melbourne Victoria

10 doublesided foolscap sheets, black on white. Two holes punched for filing.

Object Registration
residences, review, blamey house, harelands, stanhope
Historical information
Final report dated April 1972 submitted by the Residences Review Sub-Committee (J.E. Chancellor. Chair, H.C.G. Rogers, G.K. Rosman) - see drafts at Cat.Nos. 01672 and 01673. The report of the Forcasting Committee, Cat. No. 01670, is included as Appendix I, and comparative costs statements 1963-1971 are included as Appendices II-V.
The report gives details of the situation at that date and projected changes to the functions of the residences, occupancy rates, costs and likely trends in accommodation needs. It explores at length auxiliary and alternate accommodation such as the Salvation Army, YMCA, YWCA and church hostels, before recommending that when the number of residents over the age of 14 falls below 34 in two consecutive years Blamey House be disposed of or developed for other needs, Stanhope is converted to co-ed accommodation for over 14s, and Harelands is used as co-ed accommodation for the under 14s. The report also recommends investigating as a separate project maintaining a separate cottage for problem children.
When Made
Part of the history of Melbourne Legacy's involvement with residential care for children.
Inscriptions & Markings
Page 1: in pencil: 'FINAL REPORT'
Last updated
20 Apr 2020 at 12:09PM