Research Facilities

Patient information from 1856 until 1940 is recorded in patient registers. Registers for Castlemaine Hospital and Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum prior to 1922, have been indexed and stored on CD held by the Castlemaine Historical Society. Information can be applied for through the Society as follows:

Castlemaine Historical Society
PO BOX 655
Castlemaine 3450
Phone (03) 5470 6072 (Tuesdays only)

Archivist: (03)5472 1425
Research Officer (03)5474 3011


Patient information after 1922 is held at Castlemaine Health. Registers with patient admissions for Castlemaine Hospital and the Castlemaine Benevolent Asylum/Home can include all or some of the following information: Name, age, address, admission and discharge dates, condition treated and Doctor.

A minimum search fee of $40.00 is payable on application.

Extended or detailed research projects may incur additional costs which will be advised to you prior to commencement. Research details (if not already enclosed) and a cheque made payable to Castlemaine Health for $40.00, should be addressed to the hospital as follows:

Health Information Manager
Castlemaine Health
PO Box 50
Castlemaine 3450