Wadjemup online database

A history of Aboriginal incarceration at Rottnest Prison 1900 to 1931.

The department is undertaking research for an online database that focuses on the prison history of Wadjemup (Rottnest Island) between 1900 to 1931, and the individuals who were sent there during this time. Families with ancestors who were imprisoned at Wadjemup and anyone with an interest in the project are invited to participate by registering for one of the information sessions listed below or by contacting us. 

Register your interest

Register by email to:

Duane Kelly
Research and Administration Officer, AHWA
Telephone 61 8 9427 3473
Email wadjemup@dlgsc.wa.gov.au

Kalgoorlie

10am to 12:30pm 13 November 2020
Goldfields Art Centre 
35 Cheetham Street Kalgoorlie WA 6430

Moora

10am to 12:30pm 16 November 2020
Moora Recreation Centre
Roberts Street Moora WA 6510

Northam

2:30pm to 4pm 16 November 2020
Bilya Koort Boodja
2 Grey Street Northam WA 6401

Merredin

10am to 12:30pm 17 November 2020
Merredin Regional Community and Leisure Centre
Bates Street Merredin WA 6415

Quairading

3pm to 5pm 17 November 2020
Quairading Community Resource Centre
1 Parker Street Quairading WA 6383

Narrogin

9am to 11:30am 18 November 2020
Narrogin Town Hall
7 Fortune Street Narrogin WA 6312

Busselton

11am to 1:30pm 23 November 2020
Busselton Community Resource Centre
21 Cammilleri Street Busselton WA 6280

Bunbury

9am to 11:30am 24 November 2020
DLGSC South West Office
80A Blair Street Bunbury WA 6230

Mandurah

2pm to 4:30pm 24 November 2020
DLGSC Peel Office
Suite 94, 16 Dolphin Drive Mandurah WA 6210

Geraldton

9:30am to 12pm 27 November 2020
DLGSC Mid-West Office
Level 1 268-270 Foreshore Drive Geraldton WA 6530

Albany

10:30am to 1pm 4 December 2020
Museum of the Great Southern
Residency Road Albany WA 6330

Information Flyer and Poster for Regional Sessions

Page reviewed 04 November 2020