This is an audio tour through Glenora, Esperance and Derwent Wards around the oval precinct with Anne McKinstray who worked at Willow Court for 9 years and who talks about the working conditions, people and the community. It has been broken into small sections each under the individual title, it is interesting, amusing, sad and powerful. Anne now serves on the Conservation Special Committee chaired by David Llewellyn, they are charged with the responsibility of restoring the site. She also worked at Kew in Victoria and is able to offer a comparison. Also with Anne are Mark Krause TasTAFE, Dr. Caroline Evans and Sarah Green Find and Connect.
Introduction and opening the gates. This was the last tour before to sight closed for pubic access.
Click to read a transcript of the Anne McKinstray Audio Tour PDF
*NEW* all these podcasts have been transcribed by request for the hearing impaired. I wish to thank Michelle Eastwood who volunteered her time and talents in such a professional manner. The speed, accuracy and your understanding has been fantastic. Thank you.
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Entering Glenora Ward and Meal Times
Day rooms and small statue
Boat person and the state of how it is
Holidays and an old man’s story
Personal spending money
New Norfolk Group Homes
Restrains and conditioning
Straw and pillows
Bread with extras
Walk to the Barracks