National Trust Heritage Awards

The 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards Winners Announced

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The National Trust (NSW) has held its 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards ceremony, presented by the ABC’s Simon Marnie and announced winners in 10 categories and three individual prizes that celebrate outstanding practice in the field of heritage.
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Look it has a Label – Display & Floortalk

sa 1 May 2021 - 27 Jun 2021
Our current display at Ayers House Museum showcases a collection of designer gowns that includes a 1752 Viennese sack dress, which will on display during the month of May. Most of the gowns in our collection do not have a maker’s mark but sometimes a label is found. Visit the
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Pop Up cafe for Peninsula Farm opening in late May

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Peninsula Farm Café will offer a gourmet delicatessen, plus fine coffee, hot drinks and fresh juices. “We’re looking forward to welcoming the new operators to the Peninsula Farm Café as, I’m sure, are regular users of the cycle and walk trails, visitors to Peninsula Farm, and people looking for a
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Miss Fisher Exhibition | Curator Talk

vic 20 May 2021
Join us for the ultimate Miss Fisher experience at Rippon Lea with a curator talk, afternoon tea and exclusive exhibition viewing
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CY O’Connor Lecture – 27 May 2021

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Join us on Thursday 27 May at the Perth Town Hall to hear the Hon Ben Wyatt deliver this year’s CY O’Connor Lecture, ‘Rebuilding community resilience and cultural connections’. The day also marks the 54th anniversary of the 1967 Australian referendum to include Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in the
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Call for audit of Canberra’s mid-century modern homes

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National Trust Calls For Audit Of Canberra’s Mid Century Modern Homes 9 5 2021 https://www.canberratimes.com.au/story/7243083/call-to-audit-canberras-mid-century-modern-houses-before-its-too-late/?cs=14225  
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CY O’Connor Lecture 2021

wa 27 May 2021
Rebuilding community resilience and cultural connections While public infrastructure, such as the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme, has been hugely important to our state’s economic development, it has also had a wide-scale, ongoing impact on Aboriginal people and their culture. In recent years, the legal recognition of Aboriginal people’s inherent rights
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Nature Invasions by Emilia Storm

vic 5 May 2021 - 4 Jul 2021
Como welcomes a new artist in residence this month: Emilia Storm's exhibition 'Nature Invasions' will be on display until 4 July
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Top places to take mum this Mother’s Day in New South Wales

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Our heritage places have something for everyone – whether it’s just the two of you or the whole family. From picture-perfect views, to modern art, to spine-tingling tales of a time gone by, we have plenty to discover.
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Australian War Memorial redevelopment

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The National Trust of Australia (ACT) has written to the National Capital Authority opposing the proposed works approval to commence the Australian War Memorial redevelopment. Read the letter here: https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/30-Apr-2021-NCA-re-AWM.pdf  
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National Trust of Australia (ACT) Heritage Awards 2021

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Nominations are now open for this year’s heritage awards. Deadline for entries – 21 June 5pm. To get details of the awards and to nominate a project click here.
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National Trust of Australia (ACT) Heritage Awards 2021

act 28 Apr 2021 - 21 Jun 2021
The National Trust Awards recognise projects in the ACT that make a significant contribution to the conservation of the built, indigenous and natural environment in accordance with the principles set out in the Burra Charter. The Burra Charter provides guidance for the conservation and management of places of cultural significance
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Reopening dates for National Trust places

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Based on government guidelines, we will begin our transition out of lockdown with properties reopening to the public from Saturday 1 May. Below are the opening dates relevant to each property: West Perth Office – Old Observatory, West Perth – Tuesday 27 April East Perth Cemeteries, East Perth – Sunday
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Office and property closures due to evolving COVID-19 situation

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Properties that will be closed: Office – Old Observatory, West Perth East Perth Cemeteries, East Perth No 1 Pump Station, Mundaring Old Blythewood, Pinjarra (currently closed for conservation works) Peninsula Farm, Maylands Samson House, Fremantle Woodbridge, near Guildford Unfortunately this means that our Anzac Day events at Woodbridge and Peninsula
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Anzac Day events cancelled

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Remembering and paying respect to our Anzacs is, for many Australians, an important event in our calendars that was sadly put on hold during the peak of the COVID pandemic in 2020. Unfortunately, the evolving COVID situation in the Perth and Peel regions means that we have had to cancel
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TREE of LIFE: a testament to endurance

nsw 23 Apr 2021 - 30 May 2021
As we cautiously emerge from the Covid-19 pandemic, humanity is faced with a stark reckoning. The concept for TREE of LIFE is the central motif that signifies the challenges we face. What remains of the natural world is the one beacon in a perilous age of drought, fire, floods and
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Oral Histories

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During the 1990s, the National Trust of Australia (ACT), with the assistance of the National Estate Grants Program, the ACT Heritage Grants program, and the National Library of Australia, made a series of oral history recordings with persons who influenced the landscape and development of Canberra. These recordings and associated
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The 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards Shortlist has been announced

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“We received such fantastic entries this year and it was such a challenge to determine the shortlisted projects this year,” said Matthew Devine, Chair of the National Trust Heritage Awards jury. “There are a diverse range of projects and initiatives recognised this year, and they represent the full spectrum of
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Heritage Walking Tour

sa 5 May 2021 - 6 May 2021
Wednesday 1-4pm, 5th or 6th May 2021  Meet at the iconic Port Pirie Railway Station and take a short walk with us to hear fascinating stories about a bygone era.  You will learn about some of our most historic buildings, culminating with afternoon tea in Sampson’s Cottage. Adults $10 –
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The Hon. Don Harwin launches the Australian Heritage Festival in NSW on World Heritage Day

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Minister for Heritage today launches the 2021 Australian Heritage Festival in New South Wales on World Heritage Day.
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Reconnect with your heritage and community

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The Australian Heritage Festival runs from 16 April to 19 May and features a range of inspirational and educational events in local neighbourhoods around the country. Hosted by the National Trust of Western Australia, the Australian Heritage Festival highlights the value of history with this year’s theme, Our Heritage for
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