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Case Study 07: Parramatta Training School for Girls

The Royal Commission held a public hearing in Sydney from Wednesday 26 February to Monday 3 March 2014.

The public hearing inquired into the experience of women who were sexually abused as children, between 1950-1974 while committed in The Parramatta Girls’ Training School and The Institution for Girls in Hay.

The scope and purpose of the public hearing was to inquire into:

  1. To hear the experience of women who were sexually abused as children, between 1950-1974, while committed in:
    1. The Parramatta Girls’ Training School in Sydney; and
    2. The Institution for Girls in Hay, NSW,
    3. being institutions which were within the responsibility of the NSW Government.
  2. Any related matters.
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