Let SCA Stay!


Friends host supportive forum for SCA students and staff STOP PRESS: Now students are occupying the dean’s office at Sydney College of the Arts in Callan Park. There are solidarity meetings at 1pm and 5pm outside Kirkbride – every day…

History Week Talks and Tours – 11 September

For History Week, FOCP has 2 great speakers – Dr Richard White and Sarah Luke. Their talks will be followed by short tours of Garry Owen and Kirkbride. The tours do not include the foundations under Kirkbride.  See the attached for registration details.…

5 things to Love About Callan Park


In the Garden Drum – great article by Stuart Read describing his recent visit to Callan Park. Enjoy – it is a great read!  http://gardendrum.com/2016/06/09/5-things-love-callan-park-estate-sydney/    

Callan Park Book for sale

Callan Park Book cover

Callan Park: Compassion and Conflict in The Asylum Using images – some never seen publicly before - and oral history interviews (including the Rozelle Hospital Oral History Collection) historian Roslyn Burge has created a fascinating insight into the former mental asylum,…