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Sandhurst Boys' Home (1956 - 2016)

From
1956
To
2016
Categories
Disability Institution, Government-run and Home
Alternative Names
  • Bendigo Training Centre
  • Sandhurst Centre

The Sandhurst Boys' Home was an institution for boys with intellectual disabilities, run by the Mental Hygiene Branch of the Department of Health. It was located in Bendigo. In 2010, the Sandhurst Centre in Bendigo was part of the Department of Human Services' Disability Services division. Sandhurst closed in 2016, with residents moved to purpose-built residential homes operated by the Department of Health and Human Services.

Details

Location

1956 - c. 1976
Location - The Sandhurst Boys' Home was located at Barnard Street, Bendigo
c. 1976 - 2016
Address - Sandhurst was located at 32-38 Finn Street. Location: Bendigo

Publications

Reports

  • Annual Reports: Mental Health Authority, Government Printer, Melbourne, 1964-1979. Details

Online Resources

Prepared by: Cate O'Neill