Reliving the Renwick State Ward Home years

Updated March 19 2013 - 3:19pm, first published October 29 2012 - 4:18pm
George Tustin, Davina Logan and Peter Malone on the Toombong school site. Picture: DAVE TEASE
George Tustin, Davina Logan and Peter Malone on the Toombong school site. Picture: DAVE TEASE
Before 1976, Renwick was a home for boys who had broken the law.
Before 1976, Renwick was a home for boys who had broken the law.
Leeallison Downie with an early photo from the Mittagong Farm Home for Boys. Picture: KEN ROBERTSON
Leeallison Downie with an early photo from the Mittagong Farm Home for Boys. Picture: KEN ROBERTSON

Children taken away from their abusive families  are reclaiming their childhood at a reunion next week. WILLIAM VERITY discovers the truth – both painful and inspiring – about Renwick State Ward Home.

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