Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lachlan Park Fire Cart

    This is the hand pulled wooden Lachlan Park Fire Brigade cart built on a metal spring trailer type chassis, with red painted exterior and cream painted interior . ‘Lachlan Park Brigade’ is written in red and black (just … Continue reading

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Current reading and Olga House.

I am currently reading “A Background to the History of Nursing in Tasmania” by Beatrix Kelly. This book has a section (20 pages) devoted to Mental Health Nursing and Willow Court and the interactions with other providers of care including … Continue reading

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Millbrook Rise

One new book to arrive today was this 1930’s publication of Millbrook Rise. It contains all the early information and an array of pictures taken during the very early stages after the construction. The small book also clearly lays out … Continue reading

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Two New Articles.

Two New Articles are now uploaded for you to view, they are the Michael Ganley Campus Rationalisation Report 1993.   “With implementation of Community Integration programs and the reduction in the numbers of ┬áresidents on both campuses the DHHS has … Continue reading

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Ladies cottage

In 1880s the then administrators of the hospital at New Norfolk, the Official Visitors, in their first report state that their recommendations were based upon personal observation and investigation. Their research involved the current world wide thinking on the best … Continue reading

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Current Reading

Current holiday reading can be fun, but getting copies of publication to read can be harder to do. Today I picked up a copy of Marion Geyssel’s Royal Derwent Hospital, Willow Court. While a great, and recent publication of a … Continue reading

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