Series S1924 - CLIENT FILES

Identity area

Reference code

AU WA S1924

Title

CLIENT FILES

Date(s)

  • 1987-01-01 - 1992-12-31 (Creation)

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Files

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Name of creator

AU WA A823 - NYANDI TRAINING CENTRE (1970-02-01 - 1992-12-31)

Administrative history

Nyandi Training Centre was established in February 1970. Situated in Bentley, it was a maximum security training centre with supportive hostel accommodation for the long-term treatment of teenage girls whose behavioural problems could not be effectively treated in more open situations.

Nyandi also provided care for girls who were at risk in the community and who had been made wards of the Department through application to the Children's Court.

There was accommodation for 20 girls plus a supportive hostel, Gwyn-lea, where a further 16 girls could live and go regularly to school or work until able to live in the community.

Nyandi became co-correctional, taking in juvenile males, in 1987.

Nyandi operated under the auspices of the Child Welfare Department (1970-1972), the Department for Community Welfare (1973-1984), the Department for Community Services (1984-1992) and the Department for Community Development (1992). In 1993 all Juvenile Justice matters were taken over by the Ministry of Justice.

Nyandi ceased operation in 1992 and residents were moved to neighbouring Longmore.

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Scope and content

PLEASE NOTE: the listing of Client Files is not publicly accessible to protect the confidentiality of persons identified in the file titles.

Files for teenage boys accommodated at Nyandi Training Centre between 1987-1992. Files in Cons 5422 are all listed as having the date range 1987-1992, i.e. the period at which boys were at Nyandi. The period of the client's file falls somewhere within this period.

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Alphabetical

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Restricted 75 years

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Archivist's note

Range Control Symbol = 1 - 172

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