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The plaque commemorates the decision to relocate the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children from Camperdown to Westmead in March 1991.




Address:Hawkesbury Road & Hainsworth Street, The Children's Hospital, Westmead, 2145
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.802171
Long: 150.992278
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Government
Approx. Event Start Date:March-1991
Approx. Event End Date:March-1991


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Commemorating the decision to relocate the Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children to the west in March 1991 and marking this second move of the Hospital which was established in Glebe in 1879 and moved to Camperdown in 1906.

This plaque also remembers the children who were treated in the Hospital since its beginnings and all those who cared  for them.

Hon. Nick Greiner MP   Premier of New South Wales 
Dr Bernie Amos AM      Director-General of Health
Hon. Peter Collins MP  Minister for Health
Mr John Dunlop AM      President of the Board
Hon Wal Murray MP     Deputy Premier and Minister for Public Works
Dr John Yu                   Chief Executive

Royal Alexandra Hospital for Children 


Source: MA
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