The Park Centre for Mental Health, situated at Wacol, Queensland, is one of the largest psychiatric hospitals in Australia. The Park Centre for Mental Health was previously known as the Wolston Park Hospital.
The hospital provides a range of mental health services, including extended inpatient care, mental health research, education and a high security psychiatric unit.
1865 - c. 1880 Woogaroo Lunatic Asylum
c. 1880 - 1898 Goodna Asylum for the Insane
1898 - c. 1940 Goodna Hospital for the Insane
c. 1940 - 1963 Brisbane Mental Hospital
1963 - 1969 Brisbane Special Hospital
1969 - 2001 Wolston Park Hospital
2001 - The Park Centre for Mental Health
Sources used to compile this entry: Finnane, Mark, Wolston Park Hospital 1865-2001: A Retrospect, Queensland Review, vol. 15 (2), University of Queensland Press, St Lucia, 2008, 39-58 pp, http://www98.griffith.edu.au/dspace/bitstream/handle/10072/22957/54722_1.pdf?sequence=1.
Prepared by: Lee Butterworth
Created: 1 May 2013, Last modified: 28 May 2021