What do a menu from the 1940’s, a romance novel and early Sydney bush landscape have in common? Find out about the life of activist, advocate and Tree Lover, Annie Wyatt.

Learn about the origins of the National Trust, early battles and victories and the struggles of gender and class in 1940s to the 1960s. This portrait of the founder of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) will inspire people of all ages.

Artwork (L-R): Annie Wyatt with wildflowers c.1910


Exhibition details

Grassroots will be displayed in the Annie Wyatt Room at the National Trust Centre and is available to view 9am – 5pm, weekdays from Friday 25 August 2023 – 25 February 2024.


How to book

Entry to this exhibition is free and pre-booking is not required.


Thanks to

Thanks to the Lee and Wyatt families and St Agnes High School.

National Trust Centre

National Trust Centre


Upper Fort Street, Observatory Hill
Millers Point (The Rocks)


9 am - 5 pm Weekdays

02 9258 0123
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