The Mornington Peninsula Branch of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria), in partnership with the Mornington Peninsula Shire, announced the winners of the Mornington Peninsula Heritage Awards 2016 at a ceremony on Friday 2 September 2016.
Mornington Peninsula Branch
The Mornington Peninsula Branch is the Trust’s long-standing voice on the Peninsula of more than 30 years. The Branch works with council and the community on local heritage issues as well as assisting at the Trust’s properties in the region. New members are always welcome at any of the Branch’s meetings and events.
Branch Annual Reports
2016 Heritage Awards
2016 Heritage Awards
At the 2016 Heritage Awards, Judy Walsh, Acting Chair Mornington Peninsula Branch, Kristin Stegley OAM Chair National Trust Board, Mayor Cr Graham Pittock and guest David Morris MP Member for Mornington and Shadow Treasurer.
2015 Heritage Awards
Here the 2015 judges can be seen in action.
The Branch holds regular committee meetings on the third Thursday of each month from 9.30 to 11.30am in The Hutch, adjacent to the Briars Homestead.
Volunteering at McCrae
Some members of the Branch volunteer at McCrae homestead, one of three National Trust properties on the Peninsula. To find out more or to lodge an enquiry form follow the link to our volunteering page below.
The Branch's conservation team meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at various locations in the region. To get involved please contact the team on 03 5988 9853 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Briars Open Day
The Branch holds regular open days at The Briars homestead. Plants, bric-a-brac and deveonshire teas are on sale with proceeds going towards the ongoing restoration and conservation of this important historic location.
The Branch holds events throughout the year for members and the wider community to enjoy. Contact the Branch below to find out more.
Millenium Forest Project
The Branch has been recognized by the Saint Helena National Trust for their support of the Millennium Forest Project. The Mornington Peninsula and Saint Helena share a connection with the Balcombe family naming their Mornington home, The Briars, after the pavillion where Napoleon lived whilst under their care on Saint Helena.