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Young Christian Workers Movement


The Young Christian Workers’ Movement (YCW) was established in 1941 in Melbourne, by Catholic priest Father Francis William Lombard in 1941. The YCW was briefly involved with child migration to Victoria, conducting a a program to nominate immigrants. It also ran hostels: one for young migrant workers in Hawthorn in the late 1940s and early 1950s, as well as a hostel in Albert Park for older boys from St Augustine’s Orphanage.

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    c. 1941

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