Mont Park Asylum

Mont Park Asylum

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Mont Park Asylum was a psychiatric hospital located in Melbourne, Australia. It was closed in the late-1990s. Located on a huge area of land around 37.7221 S 145.0647 ECoordinates: 37.7221 S 145.0647 E, Mont Park was built during the government policies of institutionalisation of the mentally ill and insane in the early 20th century. The complex was served by the freight only Mont Park railway branch line. The empty land was used for the establishment of La Trobe University in 1967. It is now the site of Springthorpe Housing Development. Part of the old patient hospital was taken over by La Trobe University for the Graduate School of Management/Business. Mont Park was closely linked with Plenty Valley Repatriation Psychiatric Hospital and Larundel Psychiatric Hospital, which both closed in the late 1990s. These sites are also being redevelopedshow more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136573865
  • 9786136573861