The National Trust runs a range of ongoing heritage programs that align with our mission, to inspire the community to appreciate, conserve and celebrate its diverse natural, cultural, social and Indigenous heritage. Our vision is that our diverse heritage is protected and respected, contributing to strong, vibrant and prosperous communities.

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Download the Advocacy Toolkit

The National Trust Advocacy Toolkit is a free online resource created by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) to support individuals and communities to advocate for the protection of places of cultural heritage significance.

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Advocacy Toolkit

Our new National Trust Advocacy Toolkit is is a free online resource to support communities to advocate for the protection of places of cultural heritage significance.

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Australian Heritage Festival

The Australian Heritage Festival is Australia’s biggest annual community-driven heritage festival. The next Australian Heritage Festival will run from 18 April - 19 May 2019.

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Reconciliation

Our vision for reconciliation is a community that recognises and respects Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and heritage.

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National Register of Significant Trees

The National Trusts of Australia Register of Significant Trees includes more than 25,000 trees across Australia. Visit the website to nominate a tree to the Register.

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Gallipoli Oaks Project

During the Anzac Centenary, the National Trust is growing seedlings of the rare Gallipoli Oak tree (Quercus coccifera subsp. calliprinos) for memorial plantings in primary schools around Victoria.

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Victorian Tree of the Year

The Victorian Tree of the Year contest aims to raise awareness for the conservation of Victoria’s natural heritage and the benefits that significant trees provide. The winner each year will be a tree that has captured the hearts of Victorians.

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External Restoration Appeals

National Trust External Appeals are administered on behalf of third parties to raise funds for restoration and conservation of historic places across Victoria.

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Heritage Awards

National Trust Branches and local Councils partner to celebrate community participation in heritage conservation, and recognise those who have demonstrated excellence in retention, restoration and re-use of our heritage places.

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Avenues of Honour

We have developed an Education and Celebration Kit to assist local communities identify and appreciate the history of their memorial Avenues of Honour.

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Visit the Trust Advocate Blog

Read more about our advocacy programs and campaigns.

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