Gawler Branch “Staying Alive”

sa 13 Jul 2019
“Staying Alive” Following on from two very successful previous events, the branch in conjunction with Violet Rowe, will be presenting a Fashion Parade featuring fashions from the 60’s and 70’s. Cost: Tickets will be $30 including a light supper and can be booked contacting Gary Iremonger at the Eagle Foundry
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Millicent Museum – Murder at the Museum

sa 6 Apr 2019
Come along and collect the clues and see if you can find the murderer in this living history whodunnit. Visitors explore the Museum and interact with characters and suspects as they piece together a murder mystery. They can then take a guess at who they think the murderer is, and
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Millicent Museum Heritage Day

sa 6 Oct 2019
Millicent Museum is very much a reflection of the community and its history. We want to celebrate Millicent with a free day out for local families. Alongside the usual exhibits, the museum will come alive with horse and carts, working vintage machinery, old-fashioned kid’s games and lots more.  
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La Trobe Birthday Celebration 2019

vic 24 Mar 2019
To make a booking please click here Prepay by eftpos in advance, or cash on the day (no eftpos at the venue) Email: dmreilly@optusnet.com.au, or Ph 03 9646 2112 (please leave a message)
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Mount Barker Branch – Combined History Groups of the Hills

sa 16 Apr 2019
The Mount Barker branch invite you to come along to an evening meeting of their branch  and the Combined History Groups of the Hills.
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Mount Barker Branch – Talk, Wendy Frew- Leane Times

sa 5 Mar 2019
The Mount Barker branch invite you to come along to a presentation by author Wendy Frew: Leane Times: One family’s transformation from Cornish farmers to Australian fighter.
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Searching for Annie Masefield: A Family History Journey

nsw 11 May 2019
Professor David Carment will talk about his research, “Searching for Annie Masefield: A Family History Journey”, at the Parramatta Regional Branch meeting in May.
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Willunga Heritage Walks – The Courthouse Loop

sa 10 Mar 2019
Explore the past through our historic buildings and heritage sites. Learn about life in a colonial settlement as you walk the streets of one of the oldest towns in South Australia. See significant historic buildings such as Willunga House, the Primitive Methodist Chapel and the Bassett Boys’ Schoolroom. Gold coin
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St Patrick’s Eve Pie and Beer Night

nsw 16 Mar 2019
Celebrate an Irish tradition with delicious home-made pies and beer provided by the Blue Mountains branch of National Trust (NSW).
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The Offering – A Night of Dance and Music

nsw 9 Mar 2019
On the Saturday night of The Rhythm of Life Festival, the Retford Park pool pavilion will become the backdrop for a night of dance and music.
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The Trust Talks: The (un)remarkable house – stories of our homes

qld 22 Mar 2019
This Trust Talk brings togther two charismatic speakers to delight you with the remarkable stories and heritage of Queensland’s (un)remarkable homes. Bankfoot House, the location of our Trust Talk, is remarkable for its everyday vernacular architecture and ordinary items that we can relate to our own experiences.
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Tea and Tour with Jane Edmanson at Como

vic 9 Apr 2019
A regular presenter with the ABC’s Gardening Australia program and long-standing member and supporter of the National Trust, Jane will share her unique insights into the gardens at Como.  The tour will feature the Ellis Stones Pond and Rockery. Your ticket includes entry to the garden, and tour with Jane
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Wolston Farmhouse High Tea

qld 24 Feb 2019
On Sunday the 24th of February 2019, enjoy a delectable high tea on the terrace of Wolston Farmhouse. $50 per head includes entrance fee into Wolston Farmhouse. Hidden in the bustling fringe of Brisbane’s outer suburbs is a nineteenth-century rural gem now known as Wolston Farmhouse. The oldest surviving residential farmhouse
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Heritage Walk 22 Yarralumla Nursery

act 26 May 2019
We’ll have privileged access to this wonderful area with its heritage listed 1915 buildings, numerous historical artefacts and the early plantings by the father of Canberra trees, Charlie Weston. Yarralumla Nursery is still an operational plant nursery after 105 years and the Walk will explore the various uses for the
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Heritage Festival Walk Democracy Heritage

act 5 May 2019
Celebrate the people, places and dates associated with the development of Australia’s democracy and our national government.  The sites we visit all show different aspects of our democracy at work, how it works and who makes it work, from ordinary citizens to elected leaders. .NB As this Heritage Walk is
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Heritage Walk 21 Duntroon Dairy and Duntroon

act 28 Apr 2019
It is a short walk from the car park to Duntroon Dairy, a remarkable survivor of farming days.  The dairy, built in about 1832, is the oldest building on Duntroon Estate and is believed to be Canberra’s oldest extant European building. From the Dairy, we will enter the grounds of
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Heritage Festival Walk Scrivener’s Marks that Defined Canberra

act 20 Apr 2019
If you like ‘firsts’, this is a walk for you.  Charles Robert Scrivener not only surveyed Canberra: he recommended the present site of Australia’s federal capital as the best of those in the Yass-Canberra district. Then in March 1909 he and his survey teams undertook the first contour survey of
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Gardens of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria): A conversation with author Anne Vale at Rippon Lea Estate

vic 24 Apr 2019
The National Trust of Victoria holds some of the finest examples of garden design to be found within the state. Dr Anne Vale is a garden historian, writer, garden photographer and a public speaker. Her beautifully illustrated talks are primarily garden and garden history related. Anne is the author of
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Mornington Branch: Private Open Garden Mt Martha

vic 17 Mar 2019
Private Open Garden Access to and from the gardens is via shuttle bus only, operating from The Briars Car Park, 450 Pt Nepean Rd Mt Martha. Appropriate footwear and apparel recommended. Entry to garden strictly by presentation of pre paid ticket. Book now Devonshire Teas will be available.   Pricing Adult
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Captain Harry Butler 100th anniversary celebration

sa 3 Aug 2019 - 4 Aug 2019
Times to be finalized closer to the event date. Planned events include; Saturday 3 August there will be a guided walk viewing his statue, & the “Red Devil” his beloved Bristol MIC Monoplane, the only original one left in the world and the Minlaton National Trust Museum, which has a
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Pipeline in the hills

CY O’Connor Lecture 2019

wa 6 Mar 2019
Lessons from the ‘pipe track scandal’ In 1891 an Irish-born Charles Yelverton (CY) O’Connor took up the position of Engineer-in-Chief of Western Australia. Today his name is synonymous with one of our State’s greatest engineering feats – the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme. Yet during his time at the helm of
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