In 2006 the Julia Farr Centre became part of Disability SA and was renamed Highgate Park. It continued to provide residential care for people with disabilities from the age of 15 years and up. It also included an aged-care facility run by the ACH Group. While some portions of the Fullarton site remained in operation, others were sold. The former West Wing of the Julia Farr Centre, which was vacated in the early 80s due to asbestos, had remained derelict for many years. It was sold to developers but was not demolished until 2011. In 2013 approximately 100 people with disabilities live at Highgate Park.
Highgate Park was closed in April 2020 with all residents being moved out and into community accommodation. As of January 2021, a decision about what to do with the site was pending.
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16 November 2021
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