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Ardlui Private Hospital
‘Ardlui’ Private Hospital was the second to operate in Smith Street, near its neighbour...
In 1899 John Matthew Vincent Smith purchased the 600 acre property 'Bundoora Park'. Smith was a well...
Colchester Private Hospital
68 James Street is an early Italianate mansion built in 1881 by Frederick Catherwood. At the time is was...
Fairfield Infectious Diseases Hospital
Victoria in the 1860s was rife with disease. Diphtheria, typhoid, small pox and scarlet fever were all...
Fairhaven was a veneral diseases hospital established in 1927 on the site of the Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum....
John Seccull designed and built the Westgarth Theatre, and was a member of the family who lived in the house...
Larundel Mental Asylum
Larundel Hospital was conceived in 1938 to replace the outdated Kew mental hospital. By 1940 work was well...
Lilleville Private Hospital
The ‘Lillieville’ Private Hospital was operated by Nurse M. Hooper from 73 and later 105 Darebin Road,...
Little Sisters of the Poor
The Order of the Little Sisters of the Poor was founded in 1846 at Rennes by French nun Jeanne Jugan, known...
Melbourne Retreat for the Cure of Inebriates
The Northcote Inebriates Retreat first came into existence in October 1873 under the provisions of the...
Melrose Private Hospital
Like most of Darebin’s private hospitals it originated in the later 1910s and survived until the 1930s....
'Mia Mia' Private Hospital
The ‘Mia Mia’ Private Hospital was established by Nurse N. Fox during the First World War. It...
PANCH - Preston and Northcote Community Hospital
Preston and Northcote Community Hospital was envisaged during World War II, constructed in the post-war years...
Plaques collected from former Panch Hospital. Note: # indicates small unmounted plaque approx 50mm x 20mm....
Private Hospitals- an overview
Until the opening of the Preston and Northcote Community Hospital (PANCH) in 1960 there was no public...
Vivian Bullwinkel was born in Kapunda, South Australia on 18 December 1915. After training as a nurse she...
Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum
As the population of Melbourne grew from a handful of people in 1835 to thousands in the 1840s, a significant...
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