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Heritage Walk 37 Westlake and the Guru Bung Dhaura

act 22 Mar 2020
The early years of the Federal capital laid the foundations for Canberra as the seat of government. By 1927 the Parliament was built, as well as the first accommodations for parliamentarians and public servants. But before those things could be started, the vital civic infrastructure of roads and transport, water
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OLD GRAHAM – OLD AND BEAUTIFUL – COACH TOUR

act 29 Mar 2020
Join the National Trust (ACT) for a coach tour to visit Old Graham. Located between Boorowa and Cowra, National Trust registered Old Graham, was built by Irishman Edward Kerr and his wife Mary Ann in 1878.  The house has been a major restoration project by John and Liz Baker over
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Trust Talk: Calamity and Conquest – Dr Allan Hawke AC

act 30 Mar 2020
Calamity and Conquest :  A chronicle of the convict Joseph Blundell and his consort Susan Osborne The author, Dr Allan Hawke AC, a well-known Canberran, is a great-great-grandson of Joseph Blundell and ‘Susan Osborne’ through the tenth of their 11 children – Rosanna Meech (nee Blundell). He will discuss their
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Heritage Walk 38 Hidden Treasures: The First Chinese

act 5 Apr 2020
During this walk we will explore the Chinese experience in colonial New South Wales.  You will hear the fascinating story of one of this area’s earliest migrant populations, and visit some associated heritage sites. Access to skilled and reliable labour was a problem in early New South Wales, and particularly so
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Heritage Polaris

act 18 Apr 2020
The National Trust’s Heritage Polaris rides again. Forming part of the Canberra & Region Heritage Festival and Australian Heritage Week the Heritage Polaris will take in historic sites spread throughout Canberra. Come and make tracks in the Capital as teams of two riders take to the cycle paths, forests and
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Tumut – 4 Day Tour

act 19 May 2020 - 22 May 2020
Discover charming towns, ancient stories and interesting local characters in the magnificent Snowy Mountains.  We will spend three nights at the Tumut Valley Motel while we explore Tumut, Yarrangobilly Caves, Adelong and much more. It should be a lovely time of the year to be in this area and we
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