On the 6th of September 2018 around midday Ward G was set ablaze. It didn't take long for the Ward to succumb to the flames and subsequently demolished a few hours later. Ward G was a personal favorite of mine, it was the first Ward I went into on the
A few months ago I mentioned a developer was looking to buy the Oval Ward Precinct, well today things became a lot more public. A piece was aired on Win TV News tonight, stating the site is set for a $25 million dollar redevelopment by a international investor. Link to
Part III of the relics and artifacts showcases a Derwent House (Ward D) Requisition for Dispensary Supplies book with the earliest entry dated 1985. The person filling out the book would list the item, quantity required, quantity issued and leader reference. It was then approved by the Sister in Charge.
As part of the 2018 Australian Heritage Festival Freascati will throw open its doors this Sunday 20 May 2018 from 11am - 2pm. Entry is $5 per adult or $10 per family which goes towards future restoration projects. They will be showing some never-before-seen photos of Frascati from the 1940s
Part II of the relics and artifacts shows a B Ward Authority for Leave of Absence. This was filled out when a patient required a leave of absence from the hospital. This particular book was last filled out in the early 1980's.
Approximately 2 weeks ago I posted about a 2nd edition copy of Troubled Asylum for sale on Gumtree. Not long after posting the copy was sold. If you missed out on the opportunity, today is your lucky day. Another copy has surfaced this time on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/