Pirra Homestead

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Pirra Homestead
Location Lara, Victoria
Capacity Children's Homes Section, Family Welfare Division, Social Welfare Department
Closed 1983

Pirra Homestead, a former inebriates home for girls known as the Pirra Girls’ Home was an Australian Government run Children's Home located in Lara, Victoria, Australia. The facility was opened in 1960 and was run by the Family Welfare Division of the Social Welfare Department.

Pirra accommodated female wards of the state aged from 10 – 14 years who had come under State wardship for being "in moral danger" or for "lapsing nor (being) likely to lapse into a life of vice and crime".

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Coordinates: 38°00′34″S 144°24′38″E / 38.0094°S 144.4105°E / -38.0094; 144.4105