1948

1948: Royal Park designated for new Children’s Hospital

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10 acres in Royal Park is designated by the government as the site for the new Children's Hospital. Construction did not begin however until years later due to lack of Government support with funds

 

Images:
Site of the New Hospital, Royal Park, Circa 1951 - 1957
The Royal Children’s Hospital; Parkville, Victoria
Gelatin silver photograph

1948