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HEADHUNT REVISITED

nsw 15 Feb 2020
After four years, Caroline returned with a wealth of ethnographic detail including 25 oil paintings, more than 40 sketches, two published books, as well as numerous notes and ephemera. Her art is one of the first and only colour interpretations of Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands during the
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NTAV Adjusted Holiday Opening Hours 2019/2020

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MELBOURNE Tasma Terrace: (NTAV Head Office): Closed Friday 20 December 2019 until Monday 6 January 2020 Old Melbourne Gaol: Open daily 9.30am – 5pm (Closed Christmas Day) Polly Woodside: Open daily 10am – 4pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day) Rippon Lea Estate: Open daily 10am – 5pm
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Looking at Architecture – Mosman 10 March

nsw 10 Mar 2020
In 1789 in a quiet cove on the north shore of Port Jackson, H.M.S. Sirius was careened to make repairs to the Flag Ship of the 1st Fleet. Later, in 1831 Archibald Mosman, a whaler commenced his operations in Great Sirius Cove and built a permanent house for himself. The
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McCrae Homestead – School holiday program

vic 10 Jan 2020 - 17 Jan 2020
With the setting of the Indigenous dwelling our Indigenous Educator will teach children about Aboriginal Culture and Traditions of the local Bunurong People: Learn about different plants and animals that were used for food and medicine by the Bunurong people. Children will make their own witchetty grub to take home.
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Heritage in Parramatta is a talking point as the year comes to a close

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Willow Grove is listed on the National Trust Register and widely recognised for its irreplaceable and important historical value to the story of Parramatta. The National Trust (NSW) has been a vocal advocate for heritage in Parramatta – particularly in the past month following the Extraordinary General Meeting held at
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Georgian Glass at Grossman House

nsw 9 Feb 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
What a fitting way to start 2020 at Grossmann House as they host the Georgian Glass Exhibition which has been touring the National Trust (NSW) properties. Georgian Glass: Colonial Style features items dating from 1700 – 1840, including candlesticks, serving ware, wine glasses, rummer glasses, decanters and jugs.   National Trust
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National Trust (NSW) Announces its Board of Directors for 2020

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National Trust (NSW) has announced its Board of Directors for 2020.
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Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour featuring Capercaillie (Scotland)

vic 12 May 2020 - 17 May 2020
Scots folk band Capercaillie will perform as their original acoustic nucleus quartet of Karen Matheson (vocals), Charlie McKerrron (fiddle), Manus Lunny (Bouzouki) and Donald Shaw (Accordion) in a special stripped back quartet format for the inaugural Scottish Towns and Grand Houses Tour, a new national tour at select National Trust
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Carpark at Perth Girls School

Archaeology before development

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Australian Development Capital has formally acquired the site from the Western Australian Government and, in conjunction with the Perth Girls School site, is planning a mixed use neighbourhood. A condition of the sale requires the exhumation and reinterment of any human remains identified during the excavation. A specialist team of
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Open Day at La Trobe’s Cottage (2020)

vic 26 Jan 2020
Spend the afternoon in the beautiful Domain, with guided tours of the humble La Trobe’s Cottage, the home of our first governor Charles Joseph La Trobe and his family. Don’t forget it will also be Open Day at Government House, so you can visit of the homes of both the first
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An extraordinary meeting to stand for the issues that mattered to an extraordinary President of the National Trust

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The meeting will be held only a day after the funeral service of National Trust (NSW) President, Brian Powyer, who died suddenly one week ago. Brian Powyer had been a member of the National Trust for 30 years and was passionately committed to protecting, sharing knowledge about and celebrating the
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York Courthouse Complex – Expressions of Interest

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York Courthouse Complex is a highly-esteemed heritage site in the heart of the main street of historic York. Drawing on the business provided by both tourists visiting WA’s oldest inland town and a lively local community, a variety of potential uses are possible. Expressions of Interest are to be submitted
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Cold Harbour Farm Lease – Expressions of Interest

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Cold Harbour consists of two properties one located near the York townsite and one on the Top Beverley Rd to the south of York. Both blocks consist of some arable land that is suitable for crop and livestock production with large areas of bush that is suitable for conservative grazing.
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Vintage Clothing Sale at Como – Save the Date (2020)

vic 21 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020
Get set to explore our extensive collection of quality vintage and designer clothing, bringing together bold, unique and genuinely iconic pieces spanning the late 1800s through to the present day, including designer wear by the likes of  Alexander McQueen, Armani, Valentino, Max Mara and Missoni, to name a few. There will be
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Looking at Architecture – Braidwood Weekend 2 & 3 May

nsw 2 May 2020 - 3 May 2020
The historic town of Braidwood is located just 85kms south east of Goulburn and is listed on the Register of the National Estate and the NSW State Heritage Register. Largely unchanged since colonial days the area was originally settled in the 1830s. Aboriginals called the district “Wigwigly” meaning ”plenty of
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2019/2020 Holiday Period Opening Hours for National Trust (NSW) Properties

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Cooma Cottage: Closed 22 December 2019 – 11 January 2020. Dundullimal Homestead: Closed 17 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January 2020. Everglades House and Garden: Closed 25 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Experiment Farm Cottage: Closed 16 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January
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Christmas Carols at the Farm

wa 14 Dec 2019
Join in the Christmas fun! Bring your friends and family and join us on the banks of the Swan River for our annual Christmas Carols. Tuxedo Junction will ignite the caroller in us all with a wonderful mix of traditional and modern songs. Pack a picnic or enjoy toasties, sweets
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National Trust properties to close due to Bushfire Risks

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We are following recommendations from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service and closing the following properties in high risk areas on 12 November 2019: Everglades House & Gardens in Leura Woodford Academy in Woodford Norman Lindsay Gallery in Faulconbridge Given that many of our staff and volunteers at Old
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Norfolk Island Tour Report

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National Trust (ACT) Norfolk Island Tour: August 2019 Norfolk Island has to be one of my most favourite islands in the sun. It has a temperate climate and an extraordinary mix of dark and light, both metaphorically and literally. There is deep time geology, magnificent flora, evidence of a fascinating
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It’s in our hands to make a difference

nsw 7 Mar 2020 - 29 Mar 2020
In 2003 Matthew Willman’s 18 month documentary on Robben Island caught the eye of the Nelson Mandela Foundation. With the approval of Mr Mandela himself Willman began an incredible journey as a commissioned photographer to the Nelson Mandela Foundation. This afforded Willman many incredibly intimate moments over the years with
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