Titled ‘Centenary’, this film covers a wide range of aspects of daily life at The Royal Children’s Hospital, captured around the time of planning and celebrations for 100 years since the foundation of the hospital in 1870.

Film Title: Centenary
Production Date: 1969/70
Location: The Royal Children’s Hospital; Parkville, Victoria
Media: 16 mm colour film, silent
Measurement: 23.26 minutes
Maker: The Royal Children’s Hospital; Parkville, Victoria
Rights: Film courtesy of The Royal Children’s Hospital
Accession No: 2018.2475



This film may have been edited to comply with privacy laws and ethics guidelines.
Any opinions, social attitudes and medical advice contained in this film reflect the society and medical practice accepted at the time the film was made. Attitudes, community standards, and medical opinions change over time with societal and medical advances. Please view this film with a historical perspective in mind, and be aware that any opinions, attitudes, and advice depicted are no longer representative of The Royal Children’s Hospital.