Perhaps Judith went to live with one of her mothers siblings.Quite a few to choose from.Just a thought as it doesn't say how old she was when her mother died.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)(about) Previous issue Tuesday 27 August 1940 AUSTEN-On August 25 Catherine Ellen of Tocumwal (NSW) beloved wife of Walter Ed ward and loving mother of Judith AUSTEN-On August 25 Catherine Ellen of Tocumwal (NSW) loving, daughter of Mr and Mrs T Kelly Farmer’Arms Hotel Tocumwal (NSW) and sister of Molly (Mrs J Gallagher) John (deceased) Thomas, William, Kevin, James, Margaret, Walter, Richard, Patricia, Brian and Brenden
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957)(about) Previous issue Wednesday 14 December 1938 KILLED IN FALL FROM TRAIN JERILDERIE (N.S.W.), Tuesday. When the Narrandera-Tocumwal motor train was near North Yathong John Kelly, son of Mr. Thomas Kelly, of Tocumwal, fell from the door of the carriage. He was brought to the Jerilderie railway station, where he was found to be dead.