Branches & CommitteesGeelong & Region Branch

Since 1972 the Geelong and Region Branch has been the Trust’s long-standing voice in Geelong and surrounding areas.

The Branch represents National Trust members in the municipalities of the City of Greater Geelong, Borough of Queenscliffe, and the Shires of Moorabool, Golden Plains, Surf Coast and Colac Otway. New members and friends are welcome at any of the Branch’s events and meetings. Meetings are held monthly at venues across the region.

The Branch’s work includes conservation advocacy and community liaison on local heritage issues.The Branch also assists at the four National Trust owned properties in the region, and conducts the Discovering Our Heritage school’s education program at Barwon Grange.

Please contact the Committee members below for  enquiries about particular Branch activities.

Monthly meetings

October: Talking Torquay

Most of Torquay’s early buildings were lost to fire in 1940. Hear about the survivors and the work of Torquay Historical Society’s volunteers to discover, preserve and display the town’s heritage. Browse their collection of artefacts and photos and view an amazing restored villa.

WHEN: Tuesday 29 October at 2PM
WHERE: Torquay Historical Society 18 Price Street, Torquay


November: A Kris Kringle gift for the Trust

Are you a creative crafter, a wily woodturner, a stunning sous-chef, or even a weird toothpaste sculptor? Donate a small stocking-filler (or two…) from your repertoire to be sold on the day. Everything only $5 – all proceeds will go to local Branch projects. Our pop-up shop, located in the Groom’s Cottage, will be open for Christmas gift purchases too.
WHEN: Tuesday 26 November at 2PM
WHERE: The Heights 140 Aphrasia Street, Newtown


February: Mystery Invitation

We have been invited to visit a privately owned 1849 Batesford heritage property not open for public viewing. Attendance by registration only with Secretary: SMS 0432 563 198 or email vm_lewis

Branch Committee

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