EPC Guided Tours

wa 22 Nov 2015 - 20 Nov 2016
From the establishment of the first cemetery in 1829 to the closure of the seven cemeteries in 1899 almost all of the people who died in Perth, from the wealthy and prominent to the poor or unknown, were buried here. Join our friendly volunteer guides each Sunday to explore their

Z Ward Night Tours are back

sa 1 Jan 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
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:

Australian Heritage Festival 2017

sa 18 Apr 2017 - 31 May 2017
The Australian Heritage Festival is a national celebration of our heritage, a chance to discover and explore our built, natural and cultural heritage. This year’s program includes talks, guided walks, family events, an exclusive day trip, behind the walls tours, food tastings and many other ways to experience our heritage!

High Tea at Peninsula Farm

wa 18 Nov 2015 - 24 Dec 2017
Peninsula Tea Gardens offer the traditional 'High Tea' experience on the beautiful Swan river.

Penola Branch 25 Years of Southern Heritage Singers Performances

sa 1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
The 25 years of performances by local choir, Southern Heritage Singers will be on display in the John Riddoch Centre. The choir was created by Penola’s Pamela Walker, OAM, and has experienced numerous successes in local, state and interstate performances and with the Co-Opera Company of South Australia. Cost: By

Olivewood : “Women of the River Country” Exhibition

sa 1 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
“Women of the River Country” exhibition will be opened by Renmark Paringa Mayor Neil Martinson with speakers Deb Alexander Executive Officer of the Mannum Dock Museum and Rosemary Gower, historian of Cobdogla on 30th April at 2pm with afternoon tea – gold coin admission.   “Women of the River Country” exhibition,

Port of Adelaide Branch: Port Adelaide Heritage Poster Wall: a Story to Tell

sa 1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Display of posters illustrating advocacy campaigns and events from the 10 year history of the Port of Adelaide Branch of the National Trust.    Plus:  Forum with speakers Saturday 20 May Time: 3 – 4pm Cost: Free group bookings essential for afternoon tea on Sat 20 May

Victorian Lace Exhibition: Riversdale

nsw 2 Apr 2017 - 21 May 2017
Cost includes entry to Riversdale and the exhibition   National Trust members free $8 non-members $5 concession   Enquiries: Dawn Giles 02 4821 4741

Moonta Branch : Discover Moonta’s History.

sa 1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Step back in time as you explore the Moonta Mines Museum. A fascinating collection which details the discovery of copper, the heady days of the mining boom, and Cornish settlement in Moonta. Comprehensive displays over 13 rooms covering many aspects of the pioneering days in the region. Cost: Adult $8,

Moonta Branch: Tour the State Heritage Area by Train

sa 1 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Ride the legendary Moonta Mines Railway. An exceptional tour through the Moonta Mines State Heritage Area. A fully guided 50-minute tour which covers the discovery of copper in the area and the settlement by Cornish miners. An entertaining experience for the whole family. Cost: Adult $8, Child $4 Group bookings

Mount Gambier Branch: Mount Gambier through the Lens

sa 26 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Mount Gambier History Group, in collaboration with the Les Hill Collection – City of Mount Gambier; and the Mount Gambier Branch of the National Trust present an historic photographic exhibition.  Featuring a ‘Lakes’ collection and a display focusing on local photographers and their equipment over the years. School groups particularly welcome. Cost:

Australian Heritage Festival 2017: Gumbadik (Soft Tree Fern) Exhibition and Book Launch

vic 8 May 2017 - 2 Jun 2017
Gumbadik (Soft Tree Fern) is an exhibition of photographic artworks by Aboriginal artists of south east Melbourne of one of the last original natural environments of the Mornington Peninsula Endeavour Fern Gully. These beautiful works showcase the artists directly maintaining their innate connection to country through capturing this special landscape

Night Life

vic 5 May 2017 - 30 Jul 2017
Be transported to a time where stars, sophistication and city lights influenced the fashion worn by the well-dressed. Night Life is an exhibition drawn from the fashion collection of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria). It showcases a dynamic and visually impressive time in Victoria’s fashion history over 20 years from the early
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Adelaide Heritage Walks : Pennington Terrace: Colonial Gems

sa 23 Mar 2016 - 29 May 2017
Starting from the landmark St Peter’s Cathedral enjoy a stroll along this beautiful North Adelaide Street to discover the architectural gems of Pennington Terrace and nearby Montefiore Hill. Bookings essential Place: starting from St Peter’s Cathedral 27 King William Rd North Adelaide Enquiries: Ayers House Museum (08) 8223 1234, booking
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Adelaide Heritage Walks : Outdoor Art Highlights

sa 27 May 2016 - 29 May 2017
From the first controversial installation of a public artwork in Adelaide in 1892 to those that caused people to ask “What is art?” more than 100 years later, this tour visits the monuments, murals and sculptures gracing our city spaces and recalls the often lively debates about their merits. Bookings
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S.H. Ervin Gallery: Elisabeth Cummings Interior Landscapes

nsw 26 May 2017 - 23 Jul 2017
In a lifetime devoted to art making art Elisabeth Cummings is being celebrated with a retrospective exhibition that features a selection of sixty paintings, prints and  ceramics from her opus of the past fifty years.   After her love of painting  was first discovered in children’s art classes run by

Moonta Branch: Explore Your Connections

sa 2 May 2017 - 31 May 2017
Visit the School of Mines in Moonta, the home of the Family History and Resource Centre. There are static displays on view, with a comprehensive medical and apothecary collection. There are also researchers available to assist with local family history and a vast array of research material. Cost: $1.00 per

Ardrossan Museum

sa 2 May 2017 - 30 May 2017
A  horse drawn vehicle popular in the late 18th & early 19th centuries made locally at Maitland is being restored and will be on display in the former Clarence H Smith Plough Factory which is now the Ardrossan Museum along with the SA icon the stump jump plough, several other

Geelong and Region Members Branch: Geelong Victorian Rail Institute

vic 30 May 2017
Join a talk and tour a rare example of a regional VRI circa late 1920s, significant heritage listed complex, school-room, dance hall and billiard room, originally the primary educator of rail staff, drivers, ticketing, train crews, station staff, and provided social and recreational facilities. Admission Gold coin donation   Booking

Adelaide Heritage Walks: Hidden Stories, Small Details

sa 21 Apr 2017 - 30 May 2017
Sometimes the smallest details offer clues to the most engaging stories from the past. On this tour you’ll visit some of Adelaide’s most unremarked buildings and uncover many small details that you may never have notice, as well as discovering the hidden stories that lie within. Bookings essential Place: starting
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Australian Heritage Festival 2017: ‘Forgotten Stories’ at the Old Melbourne Gaol

vic 19 Apr 2017 - 14 Jun 2017
The Old Melbourne Gaol closed in 1924 and all but one cell block were converted for modern use. Join our friendly tour guides for a guided tour during the Heritage Festival to discover the ‘forgotten stories’ from the former justice precinct. Visitors will be guided through the existing cell block
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