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Botanicals at Riversdale

nsw 2 Oct 2022 - 7 May 2023
The gardens of Riversdale are a special place largely established by the Twynam family from the 1870s. The various plants and species were also an inspiration for the artwork of Emily Rose Twynam who lived at the property. Emily drew beautiful illustrations of nature including some 140 drawings in six
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Naomi Oliver Artist in Residence Talk

nsw 19 Nov 2022
Artist in Residence Naomi Oliver explores the furniture, materials, objects and trimmings of Woodford Academy to uncover possible personalities and social pretensions, as well as hidden or overt intentions. Using creative coding and video art, Oliver responds to historical artefacts digitally, attempting to tap into a space where old and
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Exclusive members event: An evening with Anna Laverty

wa 26 Oct 2022
Members have been emailed a link to buy tickets. If you are a member and have not received the link please contact our engagement team or call (08) 9321 6088 Anna Laverty is our 2022 Prelude Composer-in-Residence. Anna, a graduate of Edith Cowan University’s Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts,
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National Trust volunteers recognised at State Volunteer Awards

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Two long-serving National Trust (NSW) volunteers have been recognised for their achievements at the recent 2022 NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards.
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Student volunteers provide fresh eyes on archival discoveries

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A donated suitcase and the help of volunteers have led to the unearthing of Annie Wyatt's original handwritten notes from the first meeting of the National Trust in 1947.
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Unique 19th century botanical sketches preserved for the future

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Exquisite drawings by self-taught artist Emily Twynam have been conserved and digitised, and are now on display at her original home in Riversdale, Goulburn, Gundungurra land.
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Conserving Cooma Cottage

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We’re launching an ambitious program of restoration works to future-proof one of the oldest surviving colonial cottages in the state, Cooma Cottage. You can help with this important conservation work. Discover the difference your donation can make to ensure the future of this piece of living history.
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Pentridge Prison

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Significant heritage buildings at Melbourne’s former Her Majesty’s Prison Pentridge, which housed some of Australia’s most infamous criminals, are set to open for visitors in 2023. To bring this experience to life, Pentridge has appointed National Trust of Australia (Victoria) as its tourism operations partner. Simon Ambrose, CEO of the National
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NTV 66TH AGM

vic 19 Nov 2022
Members are advised that the 66th Annual General Meeting of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) will be held on:  Saturday 19 November 2022, commencing at 11:00am.    To join in the celebration of its 150th Anniversary, the AGM will be held at the National Trust property, Barwon Park, 105 Inverleigh
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MFW x VAULT Upcycle Initiative

vic 14 Oct 2022
This event is part of the 2022 Melbourne Fashion Week, celebrating the best in Australian Fashion.
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National Trust (NSW) Annual General Meeting 2022

nsw 26 Nov 2022
National Trust (NSW) members are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) from 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm AEDT on Saturday 26 November 2022. Attendees can participate in person at the S. H. Ervin Gallery or online. This is a fantastic opportunity to join in from any location. Members will
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No 3 Pump Station

wa
No 3 Pump Station is home to the Cunderdin Museum
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Songs for Como

vic 23 Oct 2022
Enjoy this virtuosic and spellbinding performance by the world-acclaimed performer, Bernadette Robinson.
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Weir Walk and O’Connor Trail

wa
More than 100 years ago, thousands of fortune seekers flocked to the eastern goldfields hoping to make their fortunes – but water proved more precious than gold. Chief Engineer CY O’Connor oversaw the design of a scheme that would take water from the Darling Scarp to the dry interior more
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Matriarchs of Australian Fashion

vic 5 Nov 2022
In an industry where women were a powerful and progressive force of creativity, the ‘Matriarchs of Australian Fashion’ is an interactive and insightful catwalk-based experience exploring the stories of the women who called the shots from the 1910s to 1950s, as part of the "Trust Conversations" series.
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CY O’Connor Lecture 2022 – 6 Oct 2022

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Mike is a freelance educator and writer, and former Head of Education at the WA Maritime Museum. He is also a great grandson of CY O’Connor. 2022 marks the 120 years since O’Connor’s death and Mike’s lecture will focus on Charles Yelverton O’Connor the man. To celebrate his legacy, Mike
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Tender for consultancy services: Historical Sources Project – Greenough on Yamatji Country

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Thanks to grant funding from Lotterywest, we are undertaking a series of research projects at Central Greenough to better understand the diverse heritage values associated with the place. This project will review existing histories of Greenough to reframe them in a contemporary context. It will result in the preparation of
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Annual Jazz Picnic in the Gardens, Old Blythewood

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The National Trust and volunteers invite you to bring a picnic and listen to live jazz music, brought to you by Isabel Sargon – Executive Director of Vivid Music, in the relaxing springtime gardens at Old Blythewood. Between sets you can explore an acre of gardens, take a tour of
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Annual Jazz Picnic in the Gardens, Old Blythewood

wa 2 Oct 2022
The National Trust and volunteers invite you to bring a picnic and listen to live jazz music, brought to you by Isabel Sargon – Executive Director of Vivid Music, in the relaxing springtime gardens at Old Blythewood. Between sets you can explore an acre of gardens, take a tour of
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Lotterywest Heritage Conversation: ‘Cop That’

wa 15 Sep 2022
The Hon Robert (Bob) Kucera APM was a highly decorated Police Officer and retired from his position as Assistant Commissioner of Police in WA in 2001 after a 34-year career in the Police Service. Politics then beckoned and Bob was elected to State Parliament as the member for Yokine in
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Straight Line Border Heritage Walk

act 23 Oct 2022
This part of the Belconnen Heritage Track honours the surveyors who marked out the ACT border over 100 years ago. It is one of the easiest sections of the ACT border that can be traversed in a rural setting. Water catchment determined the position of the border for much of
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