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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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    Once again we have a varied mix of talks, tours and exhibitions on at the National Trust over the next week. Take a look…

    29 May 2015 via Facebook

    Please be advised that this post contains images of deceased Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. …

    28 May 2015 via Facebook

    Today marks the start of National Reconciliation Australia Week and we hope you can join us for our special Trust Talk o…

    27 May 2015 via Facebook

    We’ve had so many great pics submitted for our #MissFisherVIC photo competition! We’ll be choosing a winner each mon…

    26 May 2015 via Facebook