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

NSW Schools’ Reconciliation Challenge Statewide Tour

nsw 16 Aug 2016 - 31 Mar 2017
The artworks will be shown at the National Trust Centre in Sydney from 16 August to 9 September, before travelling to Cooma Cottage in Yass, where they will feature in the local arts festival Sculpture in the Paddock. After that, they will spend six months travelling around the state, from

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:


vic 4 Jan 2016 - 17 Apr 2017
The N I G H T  L I F E exhibition at Barwon Park Mansion showcases a very dynamic and visually impressive time in Victoria’s fashion history. Set in an atmosphere of exuberant play and optimistic discovery, the evening wear on show references the night sky, stars and planets, neon
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Margaret Olley - Portrait in the mirror_1948 oil on cardboard Art Gallery of New South Wales

Margaret Olley: Painter, Peer, Mentor, Muse

nsw 7 Jan 2017 - 26 Mar 2017
Margaret Olley: painter, peer, mentor, muse is an exhibition that acknowledges and celebrates the influence of the much-loved artist Margaret Olley in a career that spanned a period of more than 60 years.  Margaret Olley was first introduced to visual arts at Somerville House school in 1937 and this in turn

Wallaroo Branch- “Shackelton, Escape from Antarctica”

sa 1 Feb 2017 - 30 Apr 2017
The enthralling story of Shackleton’s 1914-1917 expedition to Antarctica. This travelling exhibit “Shackleton- Escape from Antarctica” comes direct from Sydney’s Australia National Maritime Museum and can be viewed only for a limited period at the Wallaroo Museum. Cost: Adults $6, Child $3 no concessions.

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.

Old Government House: Governance

nsw 10 Mar 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
The National Trust of Australia (NSW) is excited to announce our new exhibition: GOVERNANCE at Old Government House, Parramatta from 10th March to 16 April. Curated by Lizzy Marshall, this temporary exhibition forms a unique partnership between three iconic cultural institutions; Old Government House, Parramatta Artist’s Studios and the City

La Trobe’s Cottage and Government House Combined Group Tours (2017)

vic 20 Mar 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
Discover Melbourne’s rich heritage in the grand State Rooms of Government House and in the simple yet elegant La Trobe’s Cottage, home to Victoria’s first Lieutenant-Governor. This event is running on Mondays and Thursdays, subject to availability with Government House and must be booked at least two weeks in advance.  

NSW Schools’ Reconciliation Challenge Exhibition at Dundullimal

nsw 31 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
All artworks were created by New South Wales school students in years 5-9 and were inspired by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, cultures and stories. Sixteen artworks, selected as the best of more than 700 entries to NSWRC annual art competition, will be displayed at Dundullimal in March and April

Easter Holidays at the Old Melbourne Gaol (2017)

vic 1 Apr 2017 - 17 Apr 2017
Come to the Old Melbourne Gaol these Easter Holidays to be locked up in the old Watch House and then sent to gaol (guided tours available in addition to normal entry fee). Explore the former Magistrate’s Court by stepping into the gown of a Magistrate or Barrister and have your
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If These Walls Could Speak

nsw 1 Apr 2017
Curated by Susan Cochrane ‘If These Walls Could Speak’ is a thematic exhibition inspired by the architecture, landscape, real and imagined personalities, history and heritage of Woodford Academy – the Blue Mountains oldest building. The exhibition will feature works by select Blue Mountains Artist’s Network (BMAN) artists and poets displayed

Como House Tours 2017

vic 7 Jan 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
Built in 1847, Como House & Garden is an intriguing mix of Australian Regency and classic Italianate architecture. This time-capsule of Melbourne aristocracy spans a century from the Gold Rush era through two World Wars. A Como house tour offers a glimpse into the privileged lifestyle of former owners, the Armytage family, who
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Riversdale Photographic Competition and Exhibition

nsw 5 Mar 2017 - 23 Apr 2017
Now in its third year. Entries close Sunday 26th February 2017. Entry forms available on application to Dawn Giles 02 4821 4741 or riversdale@nationaltrust.com.au $5 entry fee to competition. Winners to be announced on Friday 3rd March.    

2017 EPC Guided Tours

wa 15 Jan 2017 - 17 Dec 2017
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

Pirate Sundays at Polly Woodside (2017)

vic 8 Jan 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
Bring along your scallywags and buccaneers and join us at Polly Woodside for a day of adventures. The first treasure hunt is at 11am, which kicks off a variety of activities throughout the day. The children get to scrub the decks, ring the bell, participate in pirate games and arts

Royal Bull’s Head Inn Teddy Bear’s Picnic

qld 2 Apr 2017
You are invited to bring bring your favourite teddy and enjoy a picnic in the gardens of the historic Royal Bull's Head Inn.

Open Days at La Trobe’s Cottage 2017

vic 2 Oct 2016 - 30 Apr 2017
Visitors to La Trobe’s Cottage will learn how Charles Joseph La Trobe, Victoria’s first Governor and a keen botanist, lived with his family in early Melbourne on their garden estate at Jolimont. They will also learn about La Trobe the visionary administrator, who played an important role in setting up

Beaumont House Open Day

sa 5 Feb 2017 - 3 Dec 2017
Beaumont House is a State Heritage listed property built in 1849 by Augustus Short, the first Anglican Bishop of Adelaide, and after, the home of Sir Samuel Davenport, politician, horticulturist & pioneer of the olive oil industry in SA. Guided tours. Cost: Adults $10.00, inc afternoon tea