Opening of Dental HospitalPrint Page
A plaque commemorates the opening of the Dental Hospital and College in July 1941.
The new dental hospital, erected at a cost of £105,000 was opened yesterday by the Minister for Health (Mr Hanlon). In declaring the building open, Mr. Hanlon said it was a gift of the Government to the people of Queensland. The dental policy of the State was that no teeth should be extracted if they could be saved. and that extracted teeth should be replaced. Every patient who went to the hospital would leave with a fully restored mouth.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW), 7 July 1941.
|Address:||Albert & Turbot Streets, Brisbane, 4000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -27.46707|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||Department of Public Works|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Department of Public Works|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 6th July, 1941|
This Panel Was Erected To
Commemorate The Opening Of This
Built And Equipped By The
The Opening Ceremony Of The Building
Was Performed By
Edward Michael Hanlon, M.L.A.
Minister For Health And Home Affairs
6th July 1941.
The building was designed and constructed
by the Department of Public Works.