Monthly Archives: May 2013

ABC 7.30 Report 1991

This is the first release of this story since 1991, this footage has been publicly screened and all people had given permission to be filmed and broadcast. In 1991 ABC News recorded a story about a number of ex-residents of … Continue reading

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Paranormal Documentary Privacy Issues

“The Anti Discrimination Commissioner, Robin Banks was interviewed on ABC radio news on Saturday regarding her concerns with the use of archival footage of Residents of Royal Derwent Hospital being made public. While Commissioner Banks acknowledged there was no evidence … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Heritage Council Approved New Shopping Centre next to Willow Court

Council approved a Supermarket Development on the old oval precinct area and the Tasmanian Heritage Council also approved the plans at its February meeting, subject to several conditions including a stipulation that the building must be a natural stone or … Continue reading

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ABC Broadcast; Whose heritage is worth saving in Tasmania?

Is Tasmania preserving the right things and whose heritage is worth saving anyway? This is ABC’s Louise Saunders and Sarah Gillman interview of a mixed group of Tasmanians about our Heritage and what is worth saving and at the expense of … Continue reading

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Tasmanian Budget tomorrow

The Tasmanian State Budget will be handed down by the Treasurer on Thursday 23 May 2013.   We are interested to know how the State Government will look after it’s State Heritage Assets after Port Arthur announced that it needs … Continue reading

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Tunnel discussed in Agreement 1941

Taken from an agreement between Local Council and the Minister for Lands and Works this document talks about joining Lachlan Park to the new New Norfolk Sewerage system and abandoning the old system which runs under Burnett Street. “AN AGREEMENT … Continue reading

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Willow Court, New Norfolk, was the site of a wonderful event over the week-end

    Derwent Valley Players, in conjunction with the Friends of Willow Court, presented two original plays, written by Sharon Hutchison and directed by Vivienne de Bressac. Sharon played Matron Coates, Lin Hopkins was Mrs. Smythe-Jones, the Vicar’s wife, and … Continue reading

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