Category: Human Rights Abuses
Former nurse alleges a male warden raped 80 yr old woman in Wolston Park Mental Hospital early 1980s
Her tyres were slashed in retaliation. The perpetrators never bought to account. She asks what happened her complaints? What happened to that 5 year old boy? Did he just go up in smoke like so many others? Listen and make up your own mind. Should there be an inquiry into the abuses at Wolston Park…
Dr Lesley van Schoubroeck, former Qld Mental Health Commissioner, says inquiry into Wolston Park Mental Hospital long overdue
Photo of my brother Randall aged 16 before being locked up against his will as a state ward in Brisbane Mental Locked Wards aged 17-19. Suicided at 20.
Anne Wallace Creator of Passing the River at Woogaroo Reach
Passing the River at Woogaroo Reach, was created by Anne Wallace. It depicts 9 women survivors of Wolston Park, who as children were illegally detained, abused, sexually assaulted in an adult locked mental health ward.
In honour of Francesca and Randall- Suicide Victims From Wolston Park
A podcast by Professor Selena Bartlett Neuroscientist, brain health and fitness leader and advocate, Professor, author, speaker In honour of Francesca and Randall. Join Kerry Carrington and I on the Thriving minds podcast-link in the comments. Our siblings, Francesca and Randall, were both made ward of the state at Wolston Park in 1970’s and 1980’s. This interview…
Remembering Randall Podcast Series, Calls for an Inquiry into Wolston Park Mental Hospital
This podcast series Remembering Randall advocates for an inquiry into the many atrocities that occurred at Wolston Park Mental Hospital. Tigger warnings & comments will be modified if they name individuals in a disparaging way.
Wolston Park Mental Hospital: A Site of Mass Atrocities
Wolston Park Hospital was erected at Wacol in the mid 19th century at a time of the rise of the asylum everywhere over the ‘modern’ world. Over 155 years in excess of 50,000 inmates were confined in that sprawling institution, most involuntarily. Relocated due to flooding and rebuilt, it had been constantly renamed over…
Submissions to Inquiry into State Archives
You can make a submission to a State Government Inquiry into the Public Records Act until 30 June 2022. Click Here. https://www.chde.qld.gov.au/about/initiatives/review-of-public-records-act It is time that the public records act is amended to allow former patients and relatives of patients deceased access to their institutional files at Wolston Park Mental Hospital. Hiding these records for…