Yarra Bend

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Thomas Embling - Yarra Bend Asylum - Parliamentary Enquiry
... parliamentarian James Johnston on the activities and corruption he had witnessed at Yarra Bend ... Johnston in July 1852, a Select Committee was appointed "To Enquire into the Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum and to take Evidence" ... Charles La Trobe dismissed the entire staff of Yarra Bend, including Embling ...
Thomas Embling - Yarra Bend Asylum
... members James Johnston and Charles Ebden put forward the proposition that Yarra Bend Lunatic Asylum required a Resident Medical Officer and Embling was highly ... 'moral treatment' of mental illness Embling's early days at Yarra Bend were not easy ... What he saw at Yarra Bend shocked him, his first impressions "were those of great astonishment not unmixed with pain … I saw much that was incomprehensible, and much ...

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