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Since 1956 the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has been actively working towards conserving and protecting our heritage for future generations to enjoy.

The National Trust is not part of government. It is an independent non-profit organisation, supported by a large community base.

It is the premier heritage and conservation organisation in the state and the major operator of historic properties and heritage sites open to the public including the award winning Old Melbourne Gaol, Polly Woodside tall ship and Rippon Lea estate.


Since 1956, the National Trust has kept a register that now includes significant buildings, landscapes, trees, streetscapes, public art, pipe organs and cemeteries.
Melbourne Heritage Action is a heritage advocacy group facilitated and supported by the National Trust

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Events

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Social

    Labassa is an ornate two-storey mansion designed by J A B Koch and erected in 1890 for pastoralist and investor, William…

    19 September 2014 via Facebook

    Why does it take pirates so long to learn the alphabet? Because they spend years at C! #TalkLikeAPirateDay #badjoke…

    19 September 2014 via Facebook

    On 23 March 1920, while Polly Woodside (then called Rona) was at anchor in #SanFrancisco harbour, it was struck by the b…

    18 September 2014 via Facebook

    Something is budding in the garden workshops at Rippon Lea…here’s a little sneak peek. All will be revealed very soo…

    18 September 2014 via Facebook