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Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children (1957 - 1994)

  • What was then called 'Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children' in Landsborough Street, North Ward

    What was then called 'Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children' in Landsborough Street, North Ward, 1962, courtesy of Peter Petersen, Queensland Places.
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From
1957
To
1994
Categories
Disability Institution and Home
Alternative Names
  • Crippled Children's Nursing Home, Townsville (Also known as)

The Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children, in North Ward, Townsville was opened on 22 June 1957. The Home was run by the North Queensland Society for Crippled Children and provided care, treatment and accommodation for children suffering the effects of polio. The Home closed in 1994.

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Location

1957 - 1994
Address - Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children was situated at 22 Landsborough Street, North Ward, Townsville. Location: North Ward

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Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children, North Ward, Townsville, ca.1957
Title
Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children, North Ward, Townsville, ca.1957
Type
Image
Date
c. 1957
Source
CityLibraries Townsville

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What was then called 'Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children' in Landsborough Street, North Ward
Title
What was then called 'Cootharinga Home for Crippled Children' in Landsborough Street, North Ward
Type
Image
Date
1962
Source
Peter Petersen, Queensland Places

Details

Sources used to compile this entry: Our History, 2013, https://www.cootharinga.org.au/about-us/our-history/.

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth