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Australian Heritage Festival – Week 1

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What’s on next week… It has arrived! The Australian Heritage Festival kick’s off tonight at the launch event in Fremantle. The Hon Simone McGurk will officially launch the festival and the Madjitil Moorna Choir will be performing throughout the evening. To help you with your planning, we’ve highlighted the many amazing events
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Springtime in the Southern Highlands

nsw 25 Oct 2019
This tour will celebrate all that Spring brings to this beautiful part of the world. Our tour will start with a morning tea at the historic National Trust (NSW) property, Retford Park, where participants will be guided through the house and garden. From there the tour will go by minibus to
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National Trust Heritage Awards Shortlist Announced for 2019

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The National Trust (NSW) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the annual National Trust Heritage Awards, which acknowledges and celebrates the greatest innovation, conservation, education and advocacy with a view to preserving or protecting natural, built and cultural heritage in New South Wales over the past year.   Assessed
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Open Day at Gungahlin Homestead

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See photos from the Open Day.  
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RETFORD PARK and RIVERSDALE

act 16 May 2019
Coach tour to two great National Trust properties – the first a new acquisition in Bowral and the second an old favourite in Goulburn.  There should be some good autumn colours in the gardens! Retford Park Retford Park is a place of great heritage significance. Its European history extends back
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Federal election priorities for heritage

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The National Trusts of Australia comprise eight community-based, not-for-profit organisations. We are a not-for-profit charity that represents the interests of more than 80,000 members across Australia. The Australian National Trusts Federal Election Priorities for Heritage outlines the heritage issues we are advocating for in the 2019 Federal election. They clearly
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Sunday afternoon at the Gallery

nsw 5 May 2019
Three recipients of the Brett Whiteley Travelling Art Scholarship will address an audience at the S.H. Ervin Gallery on 5 May to discuss their experiences. The artist panel of Natasha Walsh, James Drinkwater and Alan Jones, will talk about the Scholarship and the impact of art prizes in general on
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Stories behind the Death Masks

vic 20 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019
The Old Melbourne Gaol has one of the largest collections of Death Masks in the world, extending from the 1850’s to 1900. Each one tells a diverse story of crime, a life lost and the hardships of the 19th century. We invite you to join a tour with one of
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Allegri Singers at Retford Park

nsw 19 May 2019
Allegri Singers of Bathurst promise an exhilarating experience, continuing the choir’s celebration of 40 years of performances, with their first ever visit to the Southern Highlands. The beautiful Morning Room of Retford Park, Bowral, will be the venue for a matinee performance on Sunday, 19 May, at 2 pm. (Garden
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Australian Heritage Festival connects people, places and the past on World Heritage Day

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The National Trust of Australia will bring the community together to celebrate the rich and diverse cultural, natural and built heritage of every state and territory with the Australian Heritage Festival in 2019. Launching on 18 April 2019 – World Heritage Day – and running until 19 May, the community
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Cooktown Discovery Festival

qld 14 Jun 2019 - 16 Jun 2019
The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) are proud sponsors of the 2019 Cooktown Discovery Festival. The Cooktown Discovery Festival is a major event on the regional calendar – attracting locals from around Cape York to join with visitors from the broader region and global market to come together and celebrate Cooktown’s
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Buss’s Gold

nsw 18 May 2019 - 13 Jul 2019
In 1855 William Buss became the new owner of ‘The King’s Arms’, the historic roadside Inn now known as the Woodford Academy. Buss was a colourful character who profited greatly from the crowds of hopeful gold rush prospectors making their way along the Great Western Road to Bathurst. The inn,
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2019 Federal Election Priorities for Heritage

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The National Trusts of Australia comprise eight community-based, non-government, not-for-profit organisations. We are a member-based, not-for-profit charity that represents the interests of more than 80,000 members across Australia. The National Trusts of Australia Federal Election Priorities for Heritage outlines the heritage issues we are advocating for in the 2019 Federal
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Vienna Cottage: Annual Heritage Lecture and Musical Program

nsw 21 Jul 2019
Architect, Hector Abrahams, will speak about Blackett Sons and their legacy at St Mark's Church, Hunters Hill.
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NTAV Easter Opening Hours (2019)

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Please note all properties are closed Good Friday. Tasma Terrace: (NTAV Head Office): Closed Friday 19 April until Monday 29 April. Old Melbourne Gaol: Open daily 9.30am – 5pm (Closed Good Friday) Polly Woodside: Open daily 10am – 4pm until 18 April 2019  Closed Good Friday, Easter Saturday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.
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Church Street Spring Festival

nsw 12 Oct 2019 - 27 Oct 2019
Welcome back Spring in historic Maitland with three weekends of community celebrations during October.
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Greta Heritage Walk

nsw 25 Aug 2019
Take a walk with our guide, Wayne Campbell and the Friends of Grossmann House, along the main street of the village of Greta, a small town just west of Maitland.
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Opera at Dundullimal

nsw 19 May 2019
Join sopranos Rebecca Collins and Rachael Duncan, tenor Jaewoo Kim, baritone Rohan Thatcher and pianist Vivienne Winther, for a program of popular arias, duets and ensembles from Rigoletto, La Traviata, Pearlfishers, Lakmé, West Side Story and more. Bring your own picnic or purchase delicious food and drink on site. Presented
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Beaumont House ‘Fathers Day Open Day’

sa 1 Sep 2019
Beaumont House ‘Fathers Day Open Day’ – house tours & special afternoon tea Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry
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Beaumont House ‘Bishop Short Open Day’

sa 7 Jul 2019
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has a distinctive Mediterranean character with an open brickwork
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Beaumont House ‘Victorian Embroidery’

sa 2 Jun 2019
Beaumont House ‘Victorian Embroidery’ display & house tours Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. The house has
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