Garden Tours at Rippon Lea Estate (2018)

vic 27 Sep 2017 - 30 Mar 2018
Experience the magnificent gardens of Rippon Lea during a 45 minute tour. The garden is complex and covers almost 14 acres, which includes a large lake, extensive shrubberies and flower gardens, an orchard of historically significant fruit varieties, a fernery, rose gardens and many other features of historical, landscape and
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Australian Heritage Festival Events Online!

qld 7 Nov 2017 - 20 May 2018
Celebrating the diversity of cultures that have shaped our shared heritage.
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Schools Reconciliation Challenge Statewide Tour

nsw 1 Dec 2017 - 7 Oct 2018
View winning artworks from students taking part in the NSW Schools Reconciliation Exhibition.
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Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2018
Completed in 1885 and shut in 1973, this stand-alone building with its impressive and inescapable Ha-Ha wall, housed many of the State’s violent and criminally insane patients. Go behind the walls and discover Z Ward for yourself, at night. Most Thurs, Fri and Sat (other nights available on request) Cost:
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A Lindsay Library

nsw 9 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
The Norman Lindsay Gallery is proud to present a new exhibition of Lindsay books.
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Australian Heritage Festival: Victorian Tree of the Year Voting

vic 18 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has been classifying significant trees since 1982. Following the successful inaugural Victorian Tree of the Year program in 2016, we invite you to vote for the 2018 Victorian Tree of the Year. This contest aims to raise awareness for the conservation of Victoria’s natural
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Free Entry Weekends at Central Greenough

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Explore the government and law offices, churches, school and stores that serviced a local thriving agricultural community in the 1860s. Stay for a lovely meal at the contemporary cafe and visitor centre at the entrance. Enjoy free entry during weekends to National Trust properties in WA during the festival.  
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Free Entry Weekends at Mangowine

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Mangowine is a powerful reminder of an isolated lifestyle and offers beautiful views over the Wheatbelt. A long time place of hospitality for travellers through the region including prospectors and others on their way to the eastern goldfields. Enjoy free entry on weekends to National Trust properties in WA during
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Free Entry Weekends at Wonnerup

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Nestled between the majestic Tuart forest and the Vasse Estuary wetlands, the peaceful, almost romantic setting of Wonnerup belies a more difficult and turbulent past. Experience the sense of isolation, danger and struggles faced by the Layman family during its 120 year occupation. Wonnerup is less than 10km north of
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Free Entry Saturdays at Ellensbrook

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 19 May 2018
Discover a heritage icon of the south west to learn more about Ellen and Alfred Bussell and their children. Learn how Aboriginal people lived there prior to European settlement and how women played a major role in the establishment, development and management of Ellensbrook, firstly by Ellen and later by
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Free Entry Weekends at York Courthouse Complex

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
From the lofty grandeur of the court room to the stark confines of the prison cells, the York Courthouse Complex tells the intriguing story of country policing from the days of the first convicts to the late 20th century. Learn more through film, photos, models, kids games and information panels.
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Free Entry Weekends at Old Farm, Strawberry Hill

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Visit Old Farm, Strawberry Hill, a property associated with Napoleonic War hero Richard Spencer and his wife Ann, and the oldest Government Farm in WA. Explore the vegie patches and wander through the furnished interior. Enjoy free entry during weekends to National Trust properties in WA during the festival. Visit
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Free Entry Weekends at Warden Finnerty’s

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Explore Warden Finnerty’s Residence, built for Coolgardie’s first Resident Magistrate and Mining Warden, Irishman, John Finnerty, by timber magnate Robert Bunning. Stop in as you travel along the 650km Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail. Enjoy free entry during weekends to National Trust properties in WA during the festival. Visit us on
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Free Entry Weekends at No 1 Pump Station

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Visit No 1 Pump Station at the foot of Mundaring Weir and learn about CY O’Connor’s audacious scheme to pump water 560km inland. Discover more about this internationally awarded and national heritage listed project. Enjoy walk trails or pop in to the historic Mundaring Weir Hotel like the pipeline workers
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Free Entry Weekends at Peninsula Farm

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Peninsula Farm was one of the first farms in the Swan River Colony and one of the earliest metro residence still standing. Today Peninsula Farm offers a tranquil experience where you can enjoy a meal on the banks of the Swan River under the oak trees. Enjoy free entry during
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Free Entry Weekends at Old Blythewood

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Wander through the lovely gardens at the old homestead overlooking the Murray River. Learn more about John and Mary Anne McLarty who were amongst the first Europeans to settle in the Murray district, developing the property as a farm, hotel and post office. Ask for a guided tour through Blythewood’s
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Free Entry Weekends at Woodbridge

wa 21 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Enjoy Woodbridge, a grand old home with iron lacework, parquetry, polished jarrah, tessellated tile floors and many original furnishings. Learn about the site’s link to Captain James Stirling, Guildford Grammar and Gallipoli. Café on site (ph: 9274 1469). Enjoy free entry during weekends to National Trust properties in WA during
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Free Entry Sundays at East Perth Cemeteries

wa 22 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2018
Explore the cemeteries and gothic chapel at this heritage site and delve into the Perth of yesterday. Wander through the cemeteries and rediscover stories of both tragedy and love. Over 10,000 people were buried here from 1830. Enjoy free entry during weekends to National Trust properties in WA during the
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Unearthing Riversdale

nsw 11 Jan 2018 - 29 May 2018
The exhibition features items from the diverse past of the 1830s property.
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Como Fashion Quarter

vic 6 Apr 2018 - 1 Jul 2018
Como Fashion Quarter is an immersive exhibition of style and design that unpacks the polish of fashion photography, exposing the invisible staging, production and process behind an image. In this exhibition four artists each with a distinctive approach will transform a quarter of Como House, merging the National Trust Costume
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Age of Elegance

sa 29 Mar 2018
Age of Elegance is an immersive fashion installation in one of Adelaide’s most beautiful heritage homes. Be swept into the spirit of Adelaide high society during the Victorian era.  Ayers House, home of Sir Henry Ayers during South Australia’s most glittering decades, will be alive again with the sights, sounds
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