The Sydney Rescue Work Society

Eight girls are admitted to the Homes connected to the Sydney Rescue Work Society: one to Rydalmere Mental Hospital, two to the Female Refuge at Glebe Point, one to the church home in Glebe, one returned to the bush. ‘Some of the girls at service have made great improvement, which is largely due to the strict supervision in which they are kept. No complaint either from mistress or maid has ever been too trivial to be investigated… All the girls in and around Sydney have been visited at regular intervals, and those who show a tendency to relapse into their old careless ways have been called on monthly, in most cases with good results. Of course, there are girls who will never be a success at domestic service… The day of the Aboriginal who can only do a little washing and scrubbing is gone…’