• Archival Series

Admission Register, Millbrook Rise Psychopathic Hospital

To access these records

Please contact the Information Coordination and Strategy Unit, Department of Health and Human Services:

Address: GPO Box 125, Hobart TAS 7001

Email: pipapplications@health.tas.gov.au

Website: http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/about_the_department/your_rights/accessing_personal_information

Reference Number

Quote this number to access your records: Tasmanian Archives Series Number, AB491

Records Location

These records are held by Tasmanian Archives (2011 - current).


The Admissions Register dates from 1934 to 1976. It contains personal information about patients at the Millbrook Rise Psychopathic Hospital. Some of these patients were adolescents.

Access Conditions

Closed D75 years
D75 means that records in this series that have final entries less than 75 years old are closed to the general public. People wishing to access these records should contact Mental Health Services which is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. Applicants will be required to fill out a Personal Information Protection (PIP) form. Staff at Tasmanian Archives may be able to assist you in finding other relevant records.


The Admission Register contains the details of people admitted to Millbrook Rise between 8 May 1934 and 15 June 1969. Those details are the name, age, date of admission, occupation, previous address, marital status, and the name and address of their next of kin. It contains records of the 5860 admissions to Millbrook Rise between 8 May 1934 and 15 June 1969. Thereafter Millbrook Rise operated as a half-way house and the admission numbers used are those from the Royal Derwent Hospital Registers (HSD 247-HSD250). The volume records patients transferred to the pre-discharge unit until 17 June 1976 when Millbrook Rise was converted to a staff training facility.

The records are arranged chronologically.

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