Sunnybank Private Hospital

Stage Number: MBSH.02.10.40

Group: Southern

Local Study Area: Sunnybank-Banoon

Epoch: Late 20th Century

Street Address: 245 McCullough Street

Latitude & Longitude: -27.57249722,153.06122222

Time Link: 1979

Map Link: 1979

Image Time Point: 1979

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At a cost of 2.7 million the Sunnybank Private Hospital opened on 28 February 1979 with 96 beds, three operating theatres, and a staff of 40. The maternity unit at Sunnybank Private Hospital was opened in July 1983 by then Senator Flo Bjelke-Petersen. In 1999 the Sunnybank Private Hospital’s emergency centre was closed down, two years after opening.


New Pathology Block. The Courier Mail. 1 March 1979 p. 12; Memories to be rekindled. The Southern Star. 21 July 1993; Hospital marks 10th anniversary. The Southern Star. 28 July 1993; Ward shuts doors. The Southern Star. 8 December 1999.

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Qimagery. Brisbane 1979. Scale: 1:82,000.