Monthly Archives: October 2014

Hon. David Llewellyn AM, Conservation Progress Report

October 2014 The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Willow Court Special Committee of the Derwent Valley Council received a report from David Llewellyn which was recorded so everyone can have access to the updated information of the site. … Continue reading

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Friends of Willow Court Chairwoman’s report.

The Annual General Meeting of the Friends of Willow Court special committee was held last Wednesday night. Guest speaker was David Llewellyn the Chairman of the Willow Court Conservation Special Committee. Mrs Anne Salt gave the committee and visiting members … Continue reading

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Politicians facing renewed calls for formal apology to Royal Derwent Hospital mental health patients

Yesterday I was contacted by a reporter from the Examiner Newspaper about the renewed push for the apology to the former patients of Royal Derwent Hospital. Tonight on the 7.30 Report, Airlie Ward talked to ex-patient, Dannii Lane who is … Continue reading

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Friends of Willow Court AGM

This Wednesday, 22nd October 2014 will be the Annual General Meeting AGM for the Friends of Willow Court Special Committee. Guest Speaker will be the Chair of the Willow Court Conservation Special Committee Mr. David Llewellyn. The meeting will take … Continue reading

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Two function Centres in Willow Court?

Willow Court is to have two function centres if this is approved, one at the privately owned area of Willow Court and the other was planned for the Heritage Precinct. The Derwent Valley Council has a public plan which includes … Continue reading

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Thematic Interpretation Workshop

Rebecca Tudor talking to Phil Fitzpatrick. The Friends of Willow Court committee and guests attended a Thematic Interpretation workshop this week to help understand and plan for professional themed tours when the site opens in the coming months. Facilitator Phil … Continue reading

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Convict history with Willow Court included.

Many historic books have been written about Tasmania’s convict past, but few include New Norfolk’s Invalid Station and Insane Asylum and even less are written for both adult and young reader alike. Simon Barnard seems to capture Willow Court’s history … Continue reading

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Friends of Willow Court invite

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