Monthly Archives: October 2012

Closed Council meeting to discuss WC Oval Precinct future

From the DVC Council agenda for 18 Oct 2012 14 CLOSED COUNCIL MEETING That pursuant to the Local Government (Meeting Procedures) Regulations  2005, the meeting be closed to the public in order to discuss the following: 1.2 CONTRACT EXTENSION AND … Continue reading

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Photos from the two weekend’s working bee.

The last 10 photos are from this weekends working bee to finish off the fence and gates and WOW they look fantastic with a coat of pitch and kero. Well done Guys and Girls.

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Willow Court in the Mercury

Its not all smooth sailing for “Morgue Hotel”, both Anne Salt and Margaret Reynolds are making their feelings known. The announcement of a pending Apology to those housed at Willow Court and Royal Derwent Hospital by The Minister Cassy O’Connor … Continue reading

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“Walking Through Time”

  Recently the Derwent Valley Council received confirmation that it had been successful in its application for a grant from the Australian Government’s Your Community Heritage Program. This grant is for the amount of $11,363.64, with Council supplying some cash … Continue reading

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Willow Court Shopping Village Gates

The Gates that Haydn & Penny Pearce bought from England are being installed today. Leading off The Avenue into the privately owned Willow Court Shopping Village this will give the public two access points to the many new businesses in the shopping … Continue reading

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New Photos or should I say old photo

Gates of Willow Court Pre 1935 Here is a picture of Willow Court and the original gates. Building of Myrtle Ward has begun top left and there are no buildings around the oval.

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Open day 18th November

A planning meeting was held tonight for the open day that will be held on November 18th. I am excited with the possibilities and program of events. The Community House will have their swap meeting and Haydn Pearce will have … Continue reading

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Morgue development, Llewellyn announces “A Site of Conscience”

ABC News tonight had a report that Haydn Peace, owner of the Morgue at Willow Court will now renovate and set this place up as an accommodation. This area is privately owned. The Morgue has served the Derwent Valley Community … Continue reading

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Committee Nomination Forms (Friends of Willow Court)

Nomination Form Want to get involved in the sensitive and respectful restoration of Willow Court? Here is your opportunity, download and print the nomination form and return to the General Manager Stephen Mackey DVC via this email address;  executiveassistant@dvc.tas.gov.au Even … Continue reading

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Visiting Guests tour Willow Court Complex

 Dr Caroline Evans, from Australian Catholic University and Sarah Green, from the University of Melbourne, both working on the Find and Connect web resource www.findandconnect.gov.au, toured through the Willow Court Complex with Conservation Committee Member Anne McKinstray today. The Find … Continue reading

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