The 2017 National Heritage Festival theme is Having a Voice and we are inviting communities across Victoria to focus on telling history from different voices to recognize the many narratives that have shaped Victoria.
Advocacy Programs (VIC)
The National Trust runs a range of ongoing heritage programs that align with our mission to engage with the community to appreciate, conserve, and celebrate our built, natural and cultural heritage. These programs run year-round.
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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.
The National Trusts' of Australia Register of Significant Trees features over 25,000 trees across Australia. They are all fantastic trees, but do you know a better one? Use the new online nomination form to let us know!
The National Trust has the most comprehensive single heritage register in Victoria, covering all types of cultural and natural heritage, including significant trees. This is known as the National Trust Heritage Register. As a community body, listing by the Trust is not legally binding, however it is highly respected and often consulted by statutory bodies.
Every month, the National Trust presents a guest speaker covering current issues, across all aspects of natural and cultural heritage.
Professional volunteers assist the National Trust with its advocacy work across a number of disciplines by providing sound advice to our Expert Committees.
Enabling the development of new interpretation
in consultation with Traditional Owners and the creation of shared heritage sites.
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Search the National Trust heritage register
Find information about places, buildings, bridges, pipe organs, public art, trees, landscapes and gardens classified by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria).