Branches & CommitteesInner West Branch

The Inner West Branch works with council and the community on local heritage issues and holds regular excursions for its members.  New members are always welcome. To find out more please contact the Branch using the form below.

The Inner West region includes the post codes 3011, 3012, 3013, 3015, 3016, 3018, 3019 3025, 3032 (part) and 3031 (part). The Branch meets at various venues and hosts events throughout Maribyrnong, Hobsons Bay and Melbourne City Councils.

From time to time we collaborate with other Branches in matters of strategic importance and become involved in campaigns in adjacent areas where there is no National Trust Branch.  For more information please contact the Branch.

Image: Nelson Parade Looking south, Williamstown. Courtesy of the State Library of Victoria.

Newsletters

The Branch bi-monthly newsletter is circulated via email to National Trust of Australia (Victoria) members and interested members of the public.

Download September 2019 newsletter. 

Download November 2019 newsletter.

 

 

Upcoming Events

AGM 2019

When: 6pm-9pm, Wednesday 4 December
Where: Truganina Explosives Reserve, Queen St Altona
The AGM will be followed by our Christmas Break-up. BYO food and drinks.

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Weekend Getaways

For our 2020 Weekend Getaway we plan to vist the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape in Western Victoria, recently included on the UNESCO World Heritage List, and visit Mott's Cottage with the Port Fairy Branch. Details TBC.

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Watchlist

Bluestone Waterways

The Branch is currently investigating a number of bluestone features in the waterways of inner west Melbourne. This includes the Stoney Creek slipway in Yarraville and the Moonee Ponds Creek. For more information, To find out more please contact the Branch.

Footscray Psychiatric Centre

The Branch supports the National Trust's nomination of the Footscray Psychiatric Centre to the Victorian Heritage register, which was recommended for inclusion by the Executive Director of Heritage Victoria in July 2019.
Image: John Jovic

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Williamstown Shipyards & Alfred Graving Dock

With the wind-down of shipbuilding activities at the BAE shipyards in Williamstown there is the possibility that the land will be sold for development. The Williamstown shipyards has a long and interesting history dating back to 1858. The site also contains the 1874 Alfred Graving Dock listed in the Victorian Heritage Register. The Branch will continue to monitor developments at this important historic site.
Image: State Library of Victoria

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B-24 Liberator Restoration Project

The B-24 Liberator restoration project is a group of volunteers restoring a World War II Liberator Bomber and is supported by the National Trust. Very few of these iconic planes survive, despite thousands being built during the war. The Branch is also a representative on the project management committee.

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Committee

Contact the Branch

Inner West Melbourne

rvcoghill@bigpond.com

03 9397 0217

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