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National Trust Heritage Awards 2021: New Jury Chair and Applications are Open

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Entries have opened for the 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards. Organisations, individuals and community groups are invited to enter with projects or initiatives that have been (or will be) complete between 1 April 2020 and 30 March 2021. The awards are proudly supported by the NSW Government through the Heritage
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Autumn Splendour Art Workshop

sa 15 Apr 2021
It’s Autumn in the hills! Be inspired by the beautiful Autumn colours and follow local artist Zinia King as she guides you in painting Autumn leaves. Zinia will show you some simple techniques to draw and paint with watercolour. Expect a wonderfully relaxing session. All materials and tea/treats supplied. Suitable
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Marvelous Marine Art Workshop

sa 11 Mar 2021
Did you know that South Australia has a great variety of interesting marine animals? From a humpback whale to a leafy sea dragon, the diversity in incredible! Local artist Zinia King will demonstrate using her unique pen and watercolour technique and you will have the choice to draw your own
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Seeing Canberra – CMAG – Curator’s tour

act 18 Mar 2021
In this exhibition, drawn primarily from CMAG’s collection, visitors will journey through four key periods of Canberra’s development.  Of particular interest to members of the National Trust are the desk and chair of the Secretary of the Federal Capital Commission, CS Daley.  These were donated to the National Trust but,
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2021 Opening Hours

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Please see our adjusted opening hours for all properties.
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Expressions of interest: Consultancy services for Royal Perth Hospital Heritage Precinct Signage Project

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This project will support communicating the values of the Heritage Precinct to the community, increase community engagement and understanding, and build strong partnerships with the Royal Perth Hospital and other organisations with interests in the precinct. How to make a submission Please read the Royal Perth Hospital Heritage Precinct Signage
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Teddy Bears’ BBQ & Market

vic 28 Feb 2021
Fetch your favourite ted and join us for an open-air market & BBQ at Rippon Lea Estate
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Federal Government gives environmental approval to light rail Stage 2A

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Here is a link to the Canberra Weekly article on the Commonwealth approval of Light Rail Stage 2A in which the National Trust of Australia (ACT) has made a comment: Canberra Weekly – 5 February 2021
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Expressions of interest: Consultancy services for Woodbridge historical sources project

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The successful consultant will review existing historical narratives about Woodbridge, identify knowledge gaps and prepare a summary history of the place through a thematic framework that will be used to enhance visitor engagement. How to make a submission Please read the Woodbridge Historical Sources Project Expression of interest document (PDF,
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We’ll be right back

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The National Trust of Western Australia’s head office and properties in the Metro, Peel, South West and Great Southern regions are getting ready to reopen. Based on government guidelines, we will begin our transition out of lockdown with properties starting to reopen from Monday. Below are the opening dates relevant
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Beaumont House Open Garden

sa 28 Mar 2021
  Sunday March 28 10:00am to 4:30Pm Guided walks at 11.30am and 1.30pm Cost: $8 and $6 for OGSA Members and for those with a Commonwealth Government Pensioner Concession Card or Health Care Card (not Seniors Cards). Current Season Garden Owners and TAFE Horticultural Tertiary students are also entitled to the
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Harvest to Heritage: Armidale Farmers Market at Saumarez Homestead

nsw 14 Feb 2021 - 13 Jun 2021
The hugely popular market is back for 2021, serving Armidale and the local area a mouth-watering selection of up to 30 stalls of fresh produce from local farmers, plant products plus some speciality food producers of the New England and Coffs Coast region. Following a successful season at Saumarez Homestead
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Spend Valentine’s Day exploring heritage

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Some of our properties are back to regular opening times, while others are only open on a reduced schedule. With that said, a handful of our much loved places will be opening for one day only in February – on Valentine’s Day weekend. Here are our top picks to make
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Nature Writing Workshop

sa 4 Mar 2021
a relaxed writing workshop in a stunning garden setting   Enjoy a morning of writing that will and help you tune into the living world.   Join storytelling and creative writing teacher Helen Lawry, as she guides you through a series of group and individual writing exercises designed to enhance
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Beautiful Birds Art Workshop

sa 18 Feb 2021
In the Adelaide Hills, we have the great fortune of being surrounded by many beautiful birds. Local artist Zinia King will demonstrate using her unique pen and watercolour technique and you will have the choice to draw your own bird from scratch or simply use watercolour to ‘colour in’ one
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Bending the Bars Exhibition

vic 5 Feb 2021 - 16 May 2021
Bending the Bars commemorates the 40th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Victoria.
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Head office and property closures due to evolving COVID-19 situation

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The National Trust of Western Australia’s head office and properties in the Metro, Peel, South West and Great Southern regions will be closed until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. You can contact the National Trust’s head office via phone (08) 9321 6088 or via trust@ntwa.com.au. Properties that
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Collie Roundhouse set for a new guest

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Built in the 1950s, Collie Roundhouse is as a significant relic of Western Australia’s history being the state’s only roundhouse and turntable that remains in situ. Julian Donaldson, National Trust of Western Australia CEO, said, “Be Our Guest Holdings presented an inspired vision that respects the heritage values of the
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Melbourne International Millinery Competition 2021

vic 21 Feb 2021
Back for its fifth year, the Melbourne International Millinery Competition promises to be a chic affair with displays of millinery from leading milliners across Australia and overseas. Expect everything from Hollywood glamour, to the elegantly restrained, to the outrageously theatrical.   The hat displays will be showing in the Drawing,
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The Estate Summer Series

vic 17 Jan 2021 - 14 Mar 2021
The Estate Summer Series is not your average summer afternoon and Rippon Lea Estate is not your average picnic spot – with 14 acres of sweeping heritage gardens, a picturesque lake and waterfall, an original 19th-century fruit orchard, and the largest fernery in the Southern Hemisphere. Make yourself at home and
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Conservation works completed on St Bartholomew’s Church in East Perth Cemeteries

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Damp and salt had affected the internal walls, with damage evident to the dado stencil – the decorative painted strip illuminating the inside of the church. A painted dark brown cement render to the dado, itself an earlier attempt at conservation, had exacerbated the damp issues. Under the watchful eye
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