Article type: Original Research

PUBLISHED 1 January 1981

Volume 6 Issue 3

Postscript: ‘In Care’ – Kill or Cure

Rosemary Crossley

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Between the writing of my article and its publication in the last issue of Australian Child and Family Welfare my critique of St Nicholas Hospital was overtaken by events.

On September 4th the State Government announced that it was proposing to demolish St Nicholas, sell the site and rehouse the residents in small family group homes in the community. This has since then been confirmed as official government policy.

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