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Queensland - Organisation

North Queensland Society for Crippled Children (1951 - 1991)

From
1951
To
1991
Categories
Care Provider, Community Service Organisation and Disability Institution

The North Queensland Society for Crippled Children was founded in 1951 by a group of citizens to provide care, education and training of children who contracted poliomyelitis during the poliomyelitis epidemic. In 1991, the North Queensland Society for Crippled Children changed its name to Cootharinga Society of North Queensland.

Timeline

 1951 - 1991 North Queensland Society for Crippled Children
       1991 - 2002 Cootharinga Society of North Queensland
             2002 - Cootharinga North Queensland - Ability First!

Publications

Online Resources

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

Prepared by: Lee Butterworth