Tag Archives: Willow Court History Group

Expression of Interest (Sale or Lease)

The long awaited Expression Of Interest (EOI) concept for the sale or lease of Willow Court was announced nearly three years ago (March 2015) and on the 30.12.2017 I was sent an email from Cr Bester stating; The Council recently approved … Continue reading

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Full Ree Pettifer Report 1989

I have now uploaded the full report (61 pages) onto the “articles tab” on this website   REVIEW OF CLINICAL NURSING PRACTICE INSTITUTIONAL LIVING PROGRAM  WILLOW COURT CENTRE R. PETTIFER SEPTEMBER, 1989   Final Report This is the full report that … Continue reading

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PURKISS Juanita (June)

January 9, 2018 PURKISS Juanita (June) Died peacefully at New Norfolk District Hospital on January 8th, 2018. Daughter of Bill and Jean Herbert (both dec). Sister to Bill Herbert and Sheila and Rex Cleary. Loving aunt to her nieces and … Continue reading

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Reflective Garden

Last week I had the opportunity to speak with some of the Friends of Frascati House (FoFH) as they inspected the new layout and progress of the Reflective Garden, sited between the rear of the Frascati House (1834) and The … Continue reading

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Unlock Willow Court

Last night I attended a gathering at Willow Court with Dr Helen Norrie and Dr Tamas Oszvald, both from the University of Tasmania. They are working with the Derwent Valley Council and the New Norfolk community to scope potential collaborative … Continue reading

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Is it time to “unlock Willow Court”?

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Study into Willow Court use.

Last week I had the opportunity to meet with both Dr Norrie and Dr Osvald about the engagement project that they have been investigating at Willow Court. They explained the project and stated that this will be approximately the 15-16th report … Continue reading

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Patchwork Cafe

A long history has been had for the demountable building that we know today as the Patchwork Cafe in the privately owned section of the hospital grounds at New Norfolk. In the documentary that recorded the last six months (Six … Continue reading

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Memories

Last week was a tremendously powerful week for evoking memories and reflection with “Remembrance Day” activities being broadcast on the television and ceremonies being held in our community. It was also a week that I found out that a number … Continue reading

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Troubled Asylum For Sale (NOW SOLD)

This copy has now been sold.   We have too many copies! For sale, a second edition copy of “Troubled Asylum” by author Ralph Gowlland. This second edition, soft cover edition was published in 1996. This version contains an extra forward … Continue reading

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