Category: Institutional Sexual Abuse
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 Yorick Smaal, distinguished historian talks about how same sex attracted boys like my brother Randall have been punished by prisons, schools & mental hospitals.
The notorious Pearce House, Wolston Park Mental Hospital where my brother was caged in 1978-79 for being gay.
The Goodna Girls
Adele Chynoweth’s book Goodna Girls (2021) tells the horrifying stories about some of the children incarcerated in Wolston Park Mental Hospital, an adult psychiatric facility in Queensland, from their voices, in their words. Adele has worked tirelessly to seek justice for these women locked up in Wolston Park Mental Health Wards, as children, who had committed no…
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.
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.
My brother Randall Scott Carrington was detained involuntarily in Wolston Park Hospital 1978 to 1979. He was given 36 rounds of shock treatment, copious experimental psychotic drug treatments and effectively chemically castrated. He suicided at 20. Qld State Archives have refused me permission to access my brother’s case files, as the files of patients like…