Willow Court Project

The original home of Willow Court on the internet

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Yesterday on Facebook a lady posted a Royal Derwent Hospital Swimming Pool Sign for sale and at the bargain price of $30. The sign reads- NOTICE TO USERS OF THE ROYAL DERWENT HOSPITAL POOL CLEANING OF THE POOL I am advised that users of the pool are swimming when the

October 05, 2018

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.

May 09, 2018

My recent purchases of 2 Willow Court Signs over the past few weeks inspired me to go through a box of small relics and artifacts I have collected over the years. Mind you a lot of these are not exciting but I believe they play an important role in telling

April 26, 2018

This Live Journal was the inspiration that led me to pursue my own explorations and journalling at Willow Court. Way back in 2006 I was walking my dog near Ward 10, when I found an open entry point into the Ward. My dog went in first and I anxiously followed.

August 29, 2017

Large motel complex with adjoining recreational facilities For Sale, Freehold and Business $4,400,000 https://www.commercialrealestate.com.au/property/34-lower-road-new-norfolk-tas-7140-2013405863 Located in the beautiful rural township of New Norfolk, 32 kilometres north-west of Hobart. This large motel complex was originally built in 1961 as the nurses quarters for

May 23, 2017

Today I was given 3 Lachlan Park Hospital brass buttons someone found in a charity shop for a ridiculously low price. The buttons would date to the late 1930s. The buttons were made by Stokes & Sons Melb. The lady has a few other buttons she is keeping hold for

May 10, 2017

I found this on Gumtree today. I spoke with the gentleman who informed me that he and his father had a contract to remove certain parts off the buildings about 15 years ago. These were from either Ward 10 or 7. Vintage / antique all brass and copper searchlight. Has protective

April 24, 2017