- UQFL645-File 2
Part of Harry Throssell Papers
Karrala House formed part of the female ward of the Ipswich Mental Hospital accommodating 'wayward' and 'delinquent' girls. It was run by the Queensland State Government from 1963 to 1971 when it closed. This file contains: correspondence including carbon copies of letters to the editor of the Courier Mail from Harry Throssell; newspaper cuttings from May to December 1967; typescript copy of a 'Submission in relation to Karrala House' from the Council of Social Service Queensland, Child Welfare Standing Committe, May 1967; typescript copy of 'Some notes on Karrala House' by the Council of Social Service Queensland, Child Welfare Standing Committee, with handwritten inscription on last page 'HT Lecturer in Social Work, U. of Q. [9 Feb 1967]'. Written on cover of original folder ' Karrala. 1967. May. Jun. Sept. Karrala House'