Monthly Archives: July 2016

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This website has been running since 2012 and has been funded from my own private funds and lots of volunteer work from willing people who have contributed by including research, transcription services, information technology consultations, historical consultations and free use of a … Continue reading

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‘Understanding Resilience through the Frame of Madness’  

“Woman,  you  seem  to  want  to  create  a  disturbance”1   By Nicola  Goc   “Paper  presented  at  FCRC  Seminar  May  2013.  This  paper  is  a  draft  the  author  is   continuing  to  develop  this  research.  For  any  queries  please  contact … Continue reading

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John Langford

Last week I had the pleasure of filming an interview with John Langford OA who worked at Lachlan Park Hospital in the early 1960’s. John went to the UK to study in 1966 -70 and returned to the Royal Derwent … Continue reading

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Practical knowledge and general information test

Here is a local Tasmanian test for Mental Deficiency from Willow Court, most likely called Mental Diseases Hospital at the time. The test was clearly developed during either the time of King George V or VI, most likely after the … Continue reading

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Cunningham Dax Report 1962

Dax Report 1962 K1 Block demolished after recommendation of the Dax Report 1960’s This is the original Cunningham Dax Report that set the hospital (then Lachlan Park Hospital) in a new direction in 1962. It looked at the direction and … Continue reading

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