Abandoned Aboriginal Lock Hospital, Abandoned World Photography

Abandoned Aboriginal Port Hedland Lock Hospital, WA

The abandoned Port Hedland Lock Hospital, WA, was built to house Aboriginal people suspected — often wrongly — of having venereal diseases 100 years ago. Many people were born on the site and even more died and were buried in unmarked graves onsite. From 1907 to 1919, over 1000 Aboriginal men and women suspected of … Continue reading Abandoned Aboriginal Port Hedland Lock Hospital, WA