Historical information

The Colac, Victoria-based Colanda Centre was one of the last Victorian institutions and offered disability accommodation from 1976, when it was established, until 2019, with its closure.

Physical description

Digitised colour photograph of the on ground houses at the Colanda Centre. There were eight houses in total, they were built for: Manager of Colanda
Head nurse, Engineer, Head Gardener they were never full and in the end no one lived in them because they didn’t want to live on the grounds, not being able to escape work.