A community project exploring the former Mont Park Asylum and its environs, the heritage-listed buildings, horticulturally significant landscape design, social and cultural history, hospital and psychiatric care history, significant historical figures and interviews with people associated with the area in the past.

New items of interest will be added as new discoveries are made.

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History & Area

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Landscapes & Buildings

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Myths & Stories

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Hospitals & Asylums

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People & Profiles

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Approaches to Care

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The Project is coordinated by a small group of volunteers and we welcome anyone who would like to get involved.

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  • Do you have more stories to add?
    If you have additional information to add to our existing histories, or if you have new stories or information to add - please get in touch!

Thank you to Our Donors

Darebin Council
La Trobe University
Public Records Office of Victoria