A Brief introduction to the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum

A Brief introduction to the Dunwich Benevolent Asylum

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Text by Howard Guille with Elisabeth Gondwe and Lisa Jackson

24 pages, soft cover


The Benevolent Asylum operated at Dunwich from 1865 - 1946. Over the eighty years of operation, it held 21,000 inmates and, for most of the period, was the only public institution in Queensland, for the indigent - that is, the poor and destitute who were incapable of supporting themselves.

Purchasing his book will directly benefit the North Stradbroke Island Historical Museum.