Winner 2020 WA State Heritage Awards

The Lock Hospital Working Group are honoured to have been chosen as winners at this years WA State Heritage Awards in the following categories Voluntary Individual Contribution Winner: Bob Dorey and Kathleen Musulin (Carnarvon/Gascoyne) Contribution by a Community-based Organisation Joint Winner: Goldfields Aboriginal Languages Centre Joint Winner: Lock Hospital Working Group Contribution by a Community-based … Read more

The Aboriginal Healing Space design development

Following on from our meeting  at our studio by Kathleen Musulin and Bob Dorey, we set about developing the concept incorporating their very valuable suggestions. This included The treatment of the ceiling of the Aboriginal Healing Space ‘ bare eye ‘ aboriginal astronomical exercise incorporating the constellations visible in the night sky over The Gascoyne. … Read more

Artists Meeting at The Shire of Carnarvon

Very positive and progressive meeting on April 18th at The Shire of Carnarvon Offices with Shire President, Karl Brandenburg, CEO, David Burton and The Working Group representatives, Kathleen Musulin and Bob Dorey in which a preferred site for The Aboriginal Healing Space was identified and agreed upon on The Trameway Bridge Island, which already has … Read more

Dedication – Don’t look at The Islands – bronze sculpture

Designers and sculptors of the Lock Hospital Tragedy Memorial Project, Charlie and Joan Smith of Smith Sculptors attended The dedication of their bronze sculpture ‘Don’t look at The Islands ‘. After many months of effort – a truly intense emotional journey, we were proud to see our sculpture dedication by Hon. Ben Wyatt MLA and … Read more

Artists Visit – Lock Hospital Centennial Commemoration Ceremony

Designers and sculptors of the Lock Hospital Tragedy Memorial Project, Charlie and Joan Smith of Smith Sculptors attended The Lock Hospital Centennial Commemoration Ceremony on the 9th of Jan 2019, in Carnarvon WA. ” It was a great honour and privilege to be invited to participate in this unique and momentous commemorative event and to … Read more