Administration and the asylum in Victoria, 1860s-1880s

Andrew Crowther

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter


This chapter focuses on aspects of asylum administration in late nineteenth-century Victoria by examine how Edward paley, the Inspector of Asylums 1863-83, dealt with the Ararat Asylum. The regional asylums at Ararat and Beecworth wree opened in 1867 and complemented the asylum at Yarra Bend in metropolitan Melbourne.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMadness in Australia
EditorsCatherine Coleborne, Dolly Mackinnon
Place of PublicationSt Lucia, Queensland
PublisherUniversity of QLD Press
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0702234060
Publication statusPublished - 2003


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