Shining a light on some of the people and places participating in the festival.

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Stories of Belonging

NSW: Celebrate the rise of multicultural clubs through food, performance and discussion. The two-day celebration will look at the contribution local community members have made to the preservation of language, the culture of local communities, and to the collective memory and history of local, state and national narratives.
Smithfield, 29 April and 20 May 2017


Victorian Colonial Express

VIC: Take a memorable ride on Victoria's oldest railway carriages, operated especially for the Australian Heritage Festival.
When you hop on board you will experience rail travel of the 1880's when these passenger carriages were the latest in speed and comfort.

Castlemaine, runs every Saturday throughout the Festival.


Great Houses of Ipswich

QLD: During the Festival three generous property owners will open the doors to their historic and significant homes in Ipswich.
Step inside these unique and beautiful homes for a rare glimpse of the interior lives of some of Ipswich’s great private residences.

Ipswich, 13 May 2017