Our Work

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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    04 May 2015 via Facebook

    The Victorian Heritage Database holds all kinds of records about heritage places and objects across the state. It includ…

    03 May 2015 via Facebook

    If you are heading to Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition, enter our photo competition to be in with …

    02 May 2015 via Facebook

    Last night was the official launch of the Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition at our Rippon Lea Estat…

    01 May 2015 via Facebook