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Heritage Walk 32 All aboard the Canberra Monaro Express

act 24 Nov 2019
  The railway line that forms part of the ACT/NSW border is the focus of our loop walk. Surveyor Percy Sheaffe and his team reached the Tuggeranong Railway Siding at the junction with the Old Tuggeranong  Road in December 1913. The construction of this stretch of the Queanbeyan to Cooma
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14th Annual Reid Open Houses and Gardens

act 10 Nov 2019
Once again, the National Trust (ACT), in collaboration with the Reid Residents’ Association (RRA) and the property owners, will open three privately-owned houses and gardens from the 1930s in Reid’s Heritage precinct.  The houses and their gardens, which have not been previously opened, will be available for inspection.  Meet the
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Heritage Walk 31 Blandfordia 5 – A Special Place

act 27 Oct 2019
Join this walk through the hedged and curving streets of a special part of Griffith. Garden City ideals guided its planning and are expressed through its streetscapes. Ideas about structures of society are expressed through its built form. Histories behind its features include traces of the aboriginal inhabitants of this
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Heritage Walk 30 Scrivener’s Marks (repeat)

act 13 Oct 2019
[NOTE THIS IS A REPEAT OF THE WALK ON APRIL 20] If you like ‘firsts’, this is a walk for you.  Charles Robert Scrivener not only surveyed Canberra: he recommended the present site of Australia’s federal capital as the best of those in the Yass-Canberra district. In March 1909, he
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Cowra Weekend Trip

act 14 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019
We look forward to spending a wonderful weekend with you! Some of the highlights for you to enjoy over the weekend: Historical Talk at St Clements Monastry, Galong Guided Tour at the Prisoner of War Camp Guided Tour of the War Cemetery Dinner at the Hong Kong Chinese Heritage walk
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Heritage Walk 28 Aranda Bushland

act 22 Sep 2019
WALK IS NOW FULL BUT YOU CAN ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITING LIST ON EVENTBRITE This walk in the shadow of Black Mountain takes us through Aranda Bushland Nature Reserve and several layers of ACT history. The Reserve protects a grassland remnant, a now much diminished ecosystem in the
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Norfolk Island – 8 Day Tour

act 23 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
THIS TOUR IS CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED.  Norfolk Island, a tiny Australian island in the South Pacific Ocean, is defined by pine trees and jagged cliffs. Sandy beaches include Emily Bay, with reef-protected waters. Norfolk Island National Park offers views over palm forests from Mt. Pitt. In Kingston, the Norfolk Island
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