Monthly Archives: February 2016

DVC confusion

Are the Derwent Valley Council confused about Willow Court use? It would appear so. The Malcolm McDonald Report was the professional advice the Council spent $80,000 of taxpayer funds to obtain, so they could follow the best path for the … Continue reading

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New Norfolk Structure Plan (Draft)

This is the section of the Structure Report from the Derwent Valley Council that relates to Willow Court and Royal Derwent Hospital. There are some interesting statements on the Willow Court side, in particular the “development in a ad-hoc manner” … Continue reading

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Archaeology field work at Willow Court.

It’s been a big week at Willow Court with the Archaeology team on their field trip from Flinders University. Many of the students have been doing 14 hour days with field work and their study load. It was a pleasant … Continue reading

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1970’s study into children’s attitudes about the disabled

click image above to read full document. This is a 32 page study that was undertaken when there were thoughts of deinstitutionalising the children at Willow Court. What was the likely outcome and how would children blend into a integrated … Continue reading

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