Heritage Symposium & Awards 2019

The National Trust has curated an inspiring, forward-looking series of events over two days in late October that explore emerging heritage issues and celebrate the work being done for Queensland’s heritage.

In its mission to protect, conserve and celebrate Queensland’s environmental, built and cultural heritage, the National Trust has curated an inspiring, forward-looking series of events over two days in late October that explore emerging heritage issues and celebrate the work being done for Queensland’s heritage.

The two days of events include:
• Tuesday 29th October, 9.30am-3.30pm: Heritage Symposium Expanding the Past – The Future of our Heritage
• Tuesday 29th October, 6pm-9.30pm: 2019 Queensland Heritage Awards
• Wednesday 30th October, 8am-10am: National Trust Branch Breakfast
• Wednesday 30th October, 10.30pm-1.30pm: Post-Symposium Walking Tour – Brisbane’s modernist high rises and their hidden histories

Attendees have the flexibility to book 1, 2, 3 or all 4 of the events over the two days!

This is a wonderful opportunity to network with professionals, government representatives, volunteers and enthusiasts; be inspired by internationally renowned speakers at the Symposium; be entertained by comedian Tim Ross at the Heritage Awards; discover the heritage of Brisbane’s hidden histories on the Walking Tour and to support the important work of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland)

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The Tickets

All-inclusive 2-day package (Symposium, Awards, Branch Breakfast & Walking Tour)
National Trust Members: $210
Non-members: $275

1-day package (Symposium & Awards)
National Trust Members: $170
Non-members: $230

Heritage Symposium Only
(includes morning tea and lunch)
National Trust Members: $90
Non-members: $120

Heritage Awards Only
(includes substantial canapes and drinks)
National Trust Members: $95
Non-members: $125

Branch Breakfast Only
(includes breakfast for one person)
National Trust Members: $35
Non-members: $35

Walking Tour Only
(Does not include catering)
National Trust Members: $15
Non-members: $20

BUT…if you JOIN the National Trust before registering you will save money and receive the benefits of an annual National Trust membership!

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Heritage Symposium

Expanding the Past – The Future of our Heritage

Our view of heritage is expanding and evolving. New themes are emerging that require new ways of protecting, conserving and celebrating our shared heritage. This Symposium looks to the future of heritage – including emerging themes, emerging threats and emerging opportunities.

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Heritage Awards

The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) annual Heritage Awards is a prestigious acknowledgement of the quality of heritage work that is carried out across the State. The Awards seek to showcase the entrants and promote best practice, encourage innovation and collaboration, and celebrate the diversity of heritage places in Queensland.

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Branch Breakfast

This is an opportunity for those actively involved in one of our Branches, or for those looking to become involved in a Branch, to come together and share their experiences, challenges and success stories. Join us at the Gresham Hotel for a sumptuous breakfast and wonderful networking opportunity.

Time: 8am-10am
Venue: The Back Room, The Gresham Bar, 308 Queen Street, Brisbane

The Walking Tour

Join the Brisbane Branch on a walking tour of Brisbane’s post-war early high rises. Brisbane Branch President Marianne Taylor (aka The House Detective) will take you to some of Brisbane’s modernist gems from the 1930s through to the 1980s, to illustrate how our city has developed and Dr Yorick Smaal will uncover some the hidden histories of these buildings.

Time: 10.30-1.30pm
Meeting point: Meet at The Gresham, 308 Queen St, Brisbane City

Accommodation Options

Accommodation is available at Howard Smith Wharves’ Art Series Fantuzzo Hotel.  https://www.artserieshotels.com.au/fantauzzo/

When booking, please mention that you are attending a conference at Howard Smith Wharves to receive a 15% discount on the room rates.  Please use code (HSW15).

There are also many nearby options within walking distance.

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