Hunter Gathering – joint tour for National Trust and U3A ACT members

act 19 Oct 2018 - 22 Oct 2018
As with the Mudgee Weekend of house inspections conducted in March 2017, U3A ACT has again received the blessing of the NSW Trust Women’s Committee to arrange a coach tour to their next weekend of country house inspections in the Newcastle area.  Although the coach tour will be operated by

Heritage Walk 16 Wizards of Oz: a Dickson-Downer Heritage Trail

act 28 Oct 2018
Expert heritage architects and urban planners trace significant design themes and the major characters that shaped what was once the farflung frontier of North Canberra. From rabbit-infested soldier settlements on rural blocks to the city’s original aerodrome to the dramas of CSIRO’s Experiment station to modern space age urban expansion,
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Enemy Aliens sent to Tatura Internment Camp

act 5 Sep 2018
Deported with 670 others from German settlements in Palestine in 1941, Linda’s mother, then ten years old, was greeted at Circular Quay with a detention order by the Australian Military Forces and a one way train ticket to Tatura near Shepparton, Victoria. Linda’s paternal side was also interned as German

Heritage Walk 14 Women in Power Walk!

act 26 Aug 2018
Ladies and gentlemen, you are cordially invited to mark 75 years of women in the federal parliament by joining history enthusiast Michaela Hatch for a walk down memory lane and through the Parliamentary Triangle. On this walk we will be sharing the stories of the amazing women who helped shape
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Heritage Walk 15 Discover Chifley with a Local

act 23 Sep 2018
The first interpretive sign on the Woden Heritage Trail was constructed in July 2012, near the top of Gledden St, Chifley, beside the cycle/walk track.  It is alongside the remaining part of the old (gravel) Long Gully Road that once ran all the way from the Cooma Road to the
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Heritage Walk 13 Heritage at Threat: City to Lake and Acton Peninsula

act 19 Aug 2018
This walk will provide an understanding of the rich heritage values of the area around West Basin (the Lake area between Commonwealth Bridge and the National Museum of Australia), and the current plans for its development (City to Lake and Acton Peninsula Draft Structure Plan).  After a heritage walk there
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ACT Region Heritage Symposium 2018

act 18 Aug 2018
Convened by Heritage Partners: Australia ICOMOS, Canberra Archaeological Society, Canberra & District Historical Society and National Trust of Australia (ACT)     REGISTER HERE  PROGRAM Heritage on the Edge: Continuity with Change in Canberra will focus on Canberra’s Modern (‘Modernist’) Architecture, a style widely used in Canberra for public buildings