We Remember…

We remember the people with disability who died in mental health institutions like Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum, which opened in Victoria in 1848 and closed in 1925.

There were well over 1000 burials at the cemetery, but the graves are unmarked and records are difficult to ascertain.

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IMAGE: An image of white Jacob’s Ladder flowers. The White Flower Memorial logo is placed on the image with the words ‘Yarra Bend Asylum’.

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