116 Australian General Hospital

Charters Towers Race Course

Medical facility

Hackett Terrace, Charters Towers 4820

The 116 Australian General Hospital (AGH), was established in January 1942 at the Charters Towers racecourse. Nursing sisters and patients were later relocated to the requisitioned Mount Carmel College in March 1942.


This significant historic place has been recognised as a local site of interest form the WW2 era. If you have further information or images, please contact the project at: ww2.historic.places@publicworks.qld.gov.au


Pearce, Howard & Queensland Environmental Protection Agency 2009, WWII : NQ : a cultural heritage overview of significant places in the defence of north Queensland during World War II, 1st ed, Queensland Government Environmental Protection Agency, Brisbane.