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  1. Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (1866–1948)

    05 Jun 2017

    Victorian Deaf and Dumb Institution (18666) was established in St Kilda Road, Prahran, Victoria to educate children aged 6 -16 years...

  2. St Vincent de Paul Orphanage/Home (1854–1997)

    05 Jun 2017

    St Vincent de Paul Orphanage/Home was opened by Father Gerald Ward and the Sisters of Mercy in 1854, to provide institutional care for boys and girls...

  3. Geelong Orphan Asylum

    05 Jun 2017

    Geelong Orphan Asylum...

  4. Ararat Asylum, 1867–1905; Hospital for the Insane 1905–34; Mental Hospital 1934–97; Training Centre 1966–93

    05 Jun 2017

    –originally a long-term mental health facility and later a residential facility for people with a disability...

  5. Geelong Female Refuge / Bethany Babies’ Home (1868 - current)

    01 Dec 2016

    - best known as the Bethany Babies' Home for unmarried mothers, infant life-protection babies, state wards and privately placed children up to about four years of age: also an approved adoption agency...

  6. Ballarat Orphanage (1909–68)

    30 Nov 2016

    - a non-denominational children's home for boys and girls to 16 years...

  7. Convent of the Good Shepherd, Abbotsford (1863–1971)

    30 Nov 2016

    – provider of accommodation and education to Catholic girls, many of whom were wards...

  8. The Royal Women's Hospital (1856 - current)

    In 1856, a group of philanthropic women and two young doctors founded the Melbourne Lying-in Hospital and Infirmary for Diseases of Women and Children in Albert St, Eastern Hill (East Melbourne)...

  9. Records of mental health and disability services: central department records

    26 Oct 2016

    Records of mental health and disability services: central department records...

  10. Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB) (1866–2004)

    20 Oct 2016

    Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind (RVIB) (1866–2004)...