Abbotsford Convent

Local nameAbbotsford Convent
LocationMelbourne, Australia

The Abbotsford Convent is located in Abbotsford, Victoria, an inner city suburb of Melbourne, Australia. The Convent is in a bend of the Yarra River west of Yarra Bend Park, with the Collingwood Children's Farm to its north and east, the river and parklands to its south and housing to its west.

During the 19th and part of the 20th century, the 6.8 hectare site was occupied by one of the largest convents in Victoria. For more than 100 years, the Abbotsford Convent provided shelter, food, education and work for tens of thousands of women and children who experienced poverty, neglect and social disadvantage.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbotsford_Convent

Official Website https://abbotsfordconvent.com.au/

Coordinates -37°48'11.142" N 145°0'13.899" E

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