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Hell on earth in the Parramatta Girls Home | Photos

By Ella Smith
Updated August 3 2015 - 5:43pm, first published 5:11pm
Hell on earth
Hell on earth

They were brutally bashed, had their teeth ripped out with pliers and lived in fear the next girl who disappeared from their dormitory during the night would be themselves. Now, as NSW Police appeal for witnesses, more and more women are breaking their silence on the sexual and physical abuse they endured as wards of the state in the notorious Parramatta Girls Home during the late 1960s and early ‘70s. Three Riverina women tell their stories.

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