The Mentally Retarded Person's Association Hostel opened in Darwin in 1968. Run by the Mentally Retarded Person's Association it provided accommodation for people with intellectual disabilities. The Association also ran a pre-school and provided supported employment and training. The Mentally Retarded Persons Association Hostel closed in 1974.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'HPA - Our History', in HPA Disability Services, HPA Disability Services, 2014, http://helpingpeopleachieve.com.au/history/; Sunday Forum with Peter Murphy Sunday, September 26, 2010.
Prepared by: Megg Kelham, Gary George and Karen George
Created: 7 April 2014, Last modified: 27 September 2018