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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    The Murtoa No.1 Grain Store, or Murtoa Stick Shed, or Cathedral of the Wimmera – however you know this incredible grai…

    02 October 2014 via Facebook

    In October 1971 the Women’s Committee opened the shop ‘Trust Baskets’ at 38 Jackson Street in Toorak. We’ve scan…

    02 October 2014 via Facebook

    We are hiring! We are looking for a Business Development Education Officer. If you are interested take a look at the pos…

    01 October 2014 via Facebook

    Como House in South Yarra (Cnr Williams Rd & Lechlade Ave) is open for guided tours today (Wed) and on Sunday 5 Octo…

    01 October 2014 via Facebook