Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015

Well another year comes to an end and this year has seen some progress both at the Willow Court Site and on this website. At Willow Court we know that stage one of the conservation has been completed and the … Continue reading

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Christmas Parade Photo Gallery

The Friends of Willow Court were at this years Christmas Parade in New Norfolk with a display of the work that the group has been involved in. Joint projects with the New Norfolk Tidy Towns Committee and the Derwent Valley … Continue reading

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Missing Chattels at Royal Derwent and Willow Court Training Centre

The minutes of the Derwent Valley Council show an interesting item, below Mr Len Butterworth asked the Mayor if there is an answer to the discrepancy between the 2002 audit and the latest audit figure which puts the number of … Continue reading

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New use for Bronte?

Derwent Valley Council are considering a joint proposal tonight from “The Eleventh Order” which is a craft brewery based in New Norfolk and the popular Agrarian Kitchen. The Council will also will consider deferring the expression of interest process┬áthat was … Continue reading

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Startling statisics

After 23 years supporting people with disability I have enjoyed the company and the diversity that is now in my community and would find it hard to not know that in the future. So when I came across some papers … Continue reading

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White Flower Memorial Event

Today saw a small gathering of people laying white flowers, as part of the White Flower Memorial Movement in Australia. The movement highlights the abuse, neglect and isolation of people with disabilities in current and past care facilities. The memorial … Continue reading

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Common sense “Questions Book” used at Willow Court

This book asked questions to a person to determine the mental\intellectual capacity to understand and respond in what would be a common sense manner to given situations. The result could be a lengthy stay in Lachlan Park Hospital\Willow Court under … Continue reading

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History of Lachlan Park Hospital

This is by far one of Tasmania’s rarest books and most second hand book dealers would love a copy or ten to sell. Dr Gavin M Crabbe wrote this during some years of sickness post second world war two, after … Continue reading

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