Added: October 25, 2008 – Last updated: March 4, 2017


Author: Barry M. Coldrey

Title: The Scheme

Subtitle: The Christian Brothers and Childcare in Western Australia

Place: O'Connor, W.A.

Publisher: Argyle-Pacific Publishing

Year: 1993

Pages: 464pp.

ISBN-10: 1863070273 – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century | Oceanian History: Australian History | Cases: Others / Christian Brothers Cases; Types: Child Sexual Abuse, Clergy Sexual Abuse


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  1. Edmund Rice and the Christian Brothers
  2. Clontarf Orphanage: first phase, 1897-1942
  3. Castledare Junior Orphanage: first phase, 1929-1950
  4. Tardun Farm School: the heroic age, 1926-1941
  5. British child migration
  6. Clontarf Boys' Town: second phase, 1945-1983
  7. Castledare: crisis and calm, 1951-1983
  8. The apprenticeship scheme, 1936-1951
  9. Tardun Farm School: the reward of sacrifice
  10. St. Joseph's Farm and Trade School, Bindoon: 1936-1947
  11. Bindoon: the critical years, 1948-1968
  12. The controversial issues: physical and sexual abuse
  13. The Christian Brothers and Childcare
  Glossary of terms
  Register, students and staff


Massam, Katherine. British Journal of Educational Studies 43(4) (December 1995): 476-477. – Full Text: JSTOR (Restricted Access)

Wikipedia: History of Oceania: History of Australia / History of Australia (1901–45), History of Australia since 1945 | Catholic Church sexual abuse cases: Catholic sexual abuse cases in Australia | Catholic religious order: Congregation of Christian Brothers / Sexual abuse scandal in the Congregation of Christian Brothers | Rape in Australia | Sex and the law: Child sexual abuse