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Avondale Farm Bush Reserve Busy Bee

wa 22 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
The National Trust, in partnership with the Shire of Beverley have implemented measures to improve the quality of the bush and to enhance education and tourism programs. Volunteers are needed to help with the bush management program and garden bed planting over these two days. If you are interested in
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A Few Mad People

nsw 6 Jul 2019 - 4 Aug 2019
In July 2019, Retford Park will host the final retrospective of Southern Highlands artist, Robert Curtis.
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Heritage Walk 28 Aranda Bushland

act 22 Sep 2019
This walk in the shadow of Black Mountain takes us through Aranda Bushland Nature Reserve and several layers of ACT history. The Reserve protects a grassland remnant, a now much diminished ecosystem in the ACT and beyond. We will visit a stand of snow gums far from their usual high
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Heritage Walk 27 Griffin’s Lost Lines in Russell, Campbell and Reid

act 25 Aug 2019
This walk is for those who like to uncover mysteries. If you know where to look in inner Canberra, traces can be found of what came before and after Walter Burley Griffin’s modern city.  There was once a small road-side building in Reid that was the district’s data link to the wider world.  Roads and a railway
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Heritage Walk 26 North Mulligans

act 28 Jul 2019
After car pooling at our meeting point we’ll drive to ACT Heritage listed Elm Grove, a fine example of a pastoral property that demonstrates the way of life of immigrant graziers who settled in the Canberra area from 1840. In recent years the paddocks, where sheep grazed for 150 years,
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NSW Reconciliation Art Challenge at Brough House

nsw 28 Jun 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
We are very proud to be showing this exhibition, which has will display the artwork of New South Wales school students from 2018, who have taken up the challenge of portraying the theme of Reconciliation – “Speaking and Listening from the Heart”. The exhibition showcases young people’s visions for their
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Looking at Architecture: Randwick Day (Members Only)

nsw 13 Aug 2019
Proclaimed as a Municipality in February 1859, and as a City in 1990, Randwick has a rich history and a number of heritage buildings. Cost: National Trust Members – $40.00 National Trust Youth Members (12-20yrs) – $20.00 BOOK ONLINE Sessions Morning Session – 10:30am – 12:30pm Afternoon Session – 1:00pm
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Tour NSW Parliament House & Government House

nsw 30 Aug 2019
  Following morning tea at NSW Parliament House enjoy a guided tour of both of these historic houses. Parliament House was originally the residence of the Chief Surgeon of the “Rum Hospital” (1811-1816) and is Australia’s first and oldest Parliament. Government House, Sydney is currently the residence of the 38th
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Heritage Walk 23 Pastoral Harrison to Gubur Dhaura

act 23 Jun 2019
Three distinct eras will be on show as we walk along the historic Well Station Track to Gungaderra Homestead then across Flemington Road with its light rail, up to Gubur Dhaura—an Aboriginal cultural site. In the lead up to NAIDOC week, Ngunawal elder Wally Bell will share knowledge at this
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ANZAC memorial and Hyde Park private tour

nsw 8 Aug 2019 - 5 Sep 2019
Built and funded by the people of NSW to commemorate those who served in the First World War, the ANZAC Memorial is one of our State’s most significant cultural and commemorative institutes. (It is also the winner of the Judges Choice Award at this year’s National Trust Heritage Awards!) Of particular interest
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Lior – ‘Between you and me’ at Rippon Lea Estate Ballroom

vic 2 Jul 2019
As part of the Glen Eira Storytelling Festival secure your place to see Lior, one of Australia’s most successful singer-songwriters renowned for his beautiful voice. Lior will perform an intimate concert of songs drawn from his latest album – ‘Between You and Me’ as well as selections from his vast back
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Burnside Branch Branch Talk

sa 14 Jun 2019
Presenter: Dr John Crowhurst Topic: ‘The Legacy of the Anaesthesia ‘Events’ at Pearl Harbor, 7 Dec 1941’. Dr Crowhurst’s presentation ‘reviews the anaesthesia tragedies on that day and the subsequent effects they had on the development of the specialities of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Dr Crowhurst’s research and teaching interests
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Salon des Refusés 2019

nsw 8 May 2019 - 28 Jul 2019
The alternative Archibald and Wynne Prize selection at S.H. Ervin Gallery.
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Talks with the La Trobe Society (2019)

vic 10 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2019
Secure your place at a number of talks presented by the La Trobe’s Society and learn more about Victorian colonial development and aspects of life in early Melbourne and beyond. Select your talk from the list below Tickets: Bookings are essential. Admission is $10 payable at the door (cash only, no
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Team of Pianists at Rippon Lea (2019)

vic 24 Jun 2018 - 15 Sep 2019
Since 1994 Melbourne has enjoyed one of the longest running and most loved chamber music series. Join us in the magical ballroom of Rippon Lea for five amazing twilight concerts performed by Team of Pianists.   Bookings are essential To book: Online or phone (03) 9822 2959 Please note that full
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Save our Trees – A tee shirt exhibition

nsw 1 Jun 2019 - 2 Jun 2019
This Retford Park exhibition celebrates the beauty and importance of trees through an unusual medium - tee shirts.
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Everglades: Japanese Tea Ceremony (Chadō)

nsw 31 Aug 2019
This is a Japanese cultural activity involving the ceremonial preparation and presentation of matcha (green tea). The presenters will wear beautiful Kimono and a delicious afternoon tea of both Australian and Japanese food will be served on the Cherry Terrace following the ceremony. Also called ‘The Way of Tea’, this
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Everglades: Fabulous Fifties – A Cavalcade of History & Fashion

nsw 14 Sep 2019
A Cavalcade presentation is a themed display and talk, which includes examples from the collection with commentary. Items are carried amongst the audience, allowing a close look at the pieces. The Cavalcade of History & Fashion is a collection of original historic gowns and accessories, with provenance, dating from the
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Early Flour Mills along the Hawkesbury River

nsw 11 Aug 2019
A self-drive tour of early flour mills along the Hawkesbury River.
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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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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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