Monthly Archives: March 2013

Council infighting causes exclusion to Tourism Tasmania advertising campaign.

Willow Court Heritage Precinct was visited by an International Travel Blogger and a International Photographer who were invited and contracted to write about regional Tasmania and the beautiful Derwent Valley on behalf of Tourism Tasmania. Cr Nicholson took the time out of … Continue reading

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ABC Journalist enquiry

Yesterday I received an email from an ABC Journalist asking if anyone in this group would like to comment on the sale of RDH and WC and the Auditor-General’s report into the sale. I have an opinion on this and … Continue reading

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Restoration process to continue

After the Friends of Willow Court Committee started restoration of the front gates in October 2012 and concluded in November (Gates Completed) in an attempt to get the ball rolling with restoration at the site we saw yesterday a leak from the Derwent Valley … Continue reading

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Hacker detected

  Last night and this morning we have detected a local computer hacker attempting to gain access to this website. On the good side this hacker is using a static IP address which is traceable through their Internet Service Provider. … Continue reading

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Tunnel discovery announced

Tunnel vision Engineers are examining videos of historic underground tunnels in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley. Further investigations revealed tunnels about six metres below the surface. Derwent Valley Mayor Martyn Evans says the tunnels have now been filmed. It is believed the … Continue reading

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Aldo Fabian the writer of Women of the Willow; Guest Speaker

Friends of Willow Court  met last Thursday night with Aldo Fabian the writer of Women of the Willow, a play in three acts which was last presented at Willow Court in 2011. He talked to the Friends of Willow Court about … Continue reading

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Supermarket plans for oval area (UPDATE)

 Click HERE or the picture Supermarket shopping centre announced       THERE is considerable interest in two supermarket proposals that have been lodged with the Council this month, says Councilor Bester.   Click HERE to visit Cr. Damian Bester’s web page … Continue reading

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Site of Conscience and the Ministers response to be discussed at Council (UPDATE)

UPDATE At the February Council Meeting this year it was announced that Minister Cassie O’Conner has granted a meeting date with representatives of the Council who are concerned about the possibility of any Apology to People who were housed and … Continue reading

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Royal Derwent Hospital’s water supply, sewage and sullage systems

Ken O’Brien’s Audio Ken OBrien from New Norfolk who owned the General Store talks about the Royal Derwent Hospital’s water supply, sewage and sullage systems and how they interacted with the township. Now in his 90′s Ken’s vivid memory of … Continue reading

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