Recent Blog Posts

Heritage Awards 2024

Planning and heritage in a mongrel city

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CEO of GML Heritage, Sharon Veale, delivered an insightful keynote presentation at the 2024 National Trust (NSW) Heritage Awards, encouraging sustainable and equitable urban development. Here, she shares her views on ‘planning and heritage in a mongrel city.’
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Heritage Trips

Heritage-listed towns to visit this winter

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Looking for a cosy escape as the cold weather sets in? Check out these regional NSW heritage towns for a dose of both history and adventure.
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Archaeology programs for life-long learners

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Have you ever wanted to learn more about how archaeologists study the past? NTAV Education now offers several different programs that allow you to experience archaeology for yourself at two full-scale simulated archaeological sites.
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National Trust Branches

Support heritage in your local area: join a National Trust (NSW) branch

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Would you like to be a voice for heritage in your community? Volunteer at one of our NSW branches and help make a difference in your local area.
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The landscape is our heritage

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Aboriginal cultural heritage expert and Dharawal and Yuin man, Paul Knight shares his views on the importance of landscape and place in Aboriginal culture.
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Protecting history at Harper’s Mansion

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As we embark on a new appeal to restore Harper's Mansion, take a closer look at this special house and garden's history.
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Who was Rita Lee? The story behind Norman Lindsay’s most famous model

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Starting out as a factory worker, Rita Lee took up modelling to support her family and went on to inspire some of Norman Lindsay’s most famous artworks.
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Rippon Lea Estate hosts Minister for Environment and Water

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On Thursday 2 May 2024, The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) was pleased to welcome the Minister for the Environment and Water of Australia, the Hon Tanya Plibersek, to Rippon Lea Estate.
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What’s On: May 2024

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Use this essential guide to explore the very latest exhibitions, property openings and special events happening this May.
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Discovering the secret Birdlife at Rippon Lea Estate

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Volunteer Guide Helen Williams shares her surprise at discovering the haven of birds that call Rippon Lea Home.
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Sharing the National Trust’s Art and Heritage Collection Online

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NTAV’s Collections & Cultural Projects Team are excited to announce that you will soon be able to access the Trust’s Art and Heritage Collection online through Vernon Browser. This project is part of an exciting collaborative partnership between the National Trusts of Victoria, Western Australia, and Queensland.
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Media Statement | National Trust response to proposed redevelopment of 44 Public Housing towers

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has issued a response to the proposed redevelopment of 44 Public Housing towers
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Vale Jeffrey Robinson

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is devastated to learn of the sudden passing of Jeff Robinson.
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Media Statement | Department of Defence proposed demolition of WWII heritage

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Statement by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) and the Australian Council of National Trusts on the proposal from the Department of Defence to demolish and remove buildings of significant historical relevance at Australia’s oldest air force base.
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White Bay Power Station comes back to life

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The National Trust (NSW) has long called for the protection of White Bay Power Station in Rozelle. As the station opens its doors for the first time in decades, we celebrate the restoration of this monumental heritage space.
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The best places to see autumn colour in NSW

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Discover some spectacular National Trust destinations, plus a selection of nearby iconic gardens for perfect autumn day trips.
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Step back in time with the Harris Park Heritage Trail

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Parramatta is the second oldest city in Australia and its history runs deep. Get to know the area's history with the Harris Park Heritage Trail - a self-guided 2.4 kilometre walk that will take you past some of Parramatta's most significant colonial landmarks, including our very own Experiment Farm Cottage.
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Our People: Sam Westbrooke – Executive Manager, Conservation and Advocacy

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In August 2023, Sam Westbrooke commenced in the newly created position of Executive Manager, Conservation and Advocacy, bringing together two important departments of the NTAV. In this post, Sam reflects on her vision for her role.
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Country weddings: the unique charm of Dundullimal Homestead

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Three couples share memories of their special day at Dundullimal Homestead.
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Rebels and trailblazers: celebrating Women’s History Month

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Behind many of our amazing places are equally remarkable women who once called these places home. From passionate conservationists to self-taught artists, we look back at their stories in celebration of Women’s History Month.
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Conserved for the Future: Joan Lindsay’s Album of Valentine’s Day Cards

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The novelist and artist Joan Lindsay (1896 - 1984) best known for writing Picnic at Hanging Rock, collected Valentine’s Day cards – unique Victorian-era items that are equal parts delicate, beautiful, and strange. She compiled her collection in a red leather album which was gifted, together with the contents of Mulberry Hill, to the National Trust by Sir Daryl and Lady Lindsay.
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