A few good reasons why you should join these people and sign the Parramatta Female Factory Friends’ NEW Change.org petition asking the Federal Government to submit an application for this unparalleled heritage site to be recognised as a National and World Heritage Site.
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Roman Catholic Orphan School / Parramatta Girls Industrial School / Parramatta Girls’ Training School / ‘Kamballa‘ / and Norma Parker Detention Centre for Women. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron
The original 1818 wall at the Parramatta Female Factory. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2013)
Extract from “Riot at the Female Factory,” Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser, Wednesday 31 October 1827 p.2
Governor Brisbane’s third-class sleeping-quarters, c.1824. Catherine Smith would have slumbered here during her multiple stints in the prison-class of the Factory. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron (2014)
The Parramatta Female Factory’s 1818 wall. Photo: Michaela Ann Cameron
MEMBER FOR PARRAMATTA JULIE OWENS TALKS ABOUT THE NEED TO SAVE THE FEMALE FACTORY