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Drive your story! Margaret River Region drive trails

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The National Trust of Western Australia is excited to be a part of a new initiative from the Margaret River and Busselton Tourism Association. Five new self-guided drive trails will help you see more of what matters – in your own time. The MRBTA has curated a collection of five coast
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Tender for consultancy services: Historical Sources Project – Greenough on Yamatji Country

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Thanks to grant funding from Lotterywest, we are undertaking a series of research projects at Central Greenough to better understand the diverse heritage values associated with the place. This project will review existing histories of Greenough to reframe them in a contemporary context. It will result in the preparation of
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Margaret Feilman Medal

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Named after Margaret Feilman OBE, a founding member of the National Trust of Western Australia, this prestigious award recognises individuals or organisations who demonstrate meritorious achievement or service to heritage in Western Australia. First established in 1999, the Margaret Feilman Medal is managed by the National Trust. By nominating someone
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INSPIRE Writer in Residence initiative 2022-23

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The INSPIRE Writer in Residence initiative offers writing in residence opportunities at National Trust places. The program will help to conserve and share the stories of our places, through activation of heritage assets by storytelling, engagement, participation, and interpretation (assets being places, collections, cultural stories). This initiative is being offered
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National Trusts release Federal Elections 2022 Priorities for Heritage Statement

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The National Trusts of Australia are a network of community-based, not-for- profit organisations that represents the interests of more than 80,000 members across Australia.  The National Trusts are Australia’s longest standing and most respected voices on heritage protection, conservation and cultural tourism.   Our mission, as Australia’s leading heritage conservation
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2022 Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into heritage protections

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In 2020, the Planning and Environment Committee of the Legislative Council established a Parliamentary Inquiry into the adequacy of the Planning and Environment Act 1987 and the Victorian Planning Framework.   Heritage protection is a key area of investigation. Under the Terms of Reference, the Committee sought submissions on a broad
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Protecting our Parks and Gardens

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Protection of our Parks and Gardens   In 1976, the Trust recognised the important heritage of our parks and gardens and listed the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain, Sydney and Centennial Park on the National Trust Register. Approximately 100 parks have been now entered on the Trust Register, the most
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2021 Review of the NSW Heritage Act

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The National Trust is campaigning to ensure the current Heritage Act Review results in better heritage protection.
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Independent Forum on the Heritage Act Review

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In May 2021, the NSW government announced a major review of the Heritage Act, 1977. Here are the results!
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Prelude Composer in Residence program

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The residency is part of a program run by the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers House Trust, offering year-long residencies to allow composers to focus on their craft while residing in heritage-listed homes in Perth and Sydney. The Perth resident occupies beautiful Gallop House in Dalkeith, which is managed by the National
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We need your aid to replace our balustrade

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Great news! Work recently commenced to replace the unsafe balustrade at historic Woodbridge. Through the generosity of our supporters, five panels have already been installed but we need your support to replace them all. Located on the banks of the Swan River, Woodbridge is widely considered to be one of
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2020 Heritage Futures Forum

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The world is in a state of slowing down and recovering as we continue to manage the impacts of COVID-19. Through self isolation we navigate the complexities of our current global situation, trying to remove anxiety and uncertainty. As we discover new ways of ‘staying close’ to the things and
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Developing Heritage Tourism

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Heritage Tourism Directions Paper
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Industrial Heritage – The Historical Importance of Sewerage Infrastructure

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It is surprising to hear that anyone would have concerns about the heritage-listing of sewerage systems, thinking them “bizarre” and it does indicate that some people have no real understanding of the nature and importance of this vital heritage infrastructure. Industrial Heritage can be just as interesting and historically important
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Reconciliation Action Plan

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The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) believes it can play an important role in creating a future where communities can work together to celebrate their similarities and differences.
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The National Heritage Tourism Summit

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The National Heritage Tourism Summit in Burra, South Australia brought together industry leaders from heritage and tourism from across Australia for two days in April 2018. The summit was convened by the National Trusts of Australia, in partnership with the Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Energy to advance the
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Jewish Memorial Cemetery Rededication

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The death certificate of Mortiz Wertheimer (who died in Perth in 1895) could not be located by his descendants. Rose Raymen, a voluntary genealogical researcher and member of the JHGS-WA took up the challenge and was successful. The Wertheimer family was keen to add Moritz’s first name to the plaque
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Robb College

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The University of New England has announced the imminent demolition of most of the State Significant, Michael Dysart designed Robb College.
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Fanny Balbuk: Perth Resistance Fighter

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On the 110th anniversary of her death, the National Trust of Western Australia welcomes the opportunity to share the extraordinary life of Fanny Balbuk Yooreel. Arguably the most important Whadjuk woman of the 19th century, this traditional Swan River woman lived through the British colonisation of Perth. Her powerful story
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Christmas Island’s Heritage

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Since this initial visit, the National Trust developed partnerships with local organisations and were able to secure funding under the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s Indian Ocean Territories Community Development Grants in 2015 to formulate a strategic framework and approach to Christmas Island’s heritage. Working with the community in
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Lotterywest funding backs a new future for Ellensbrook

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A National Trust team will lead the conservation of Ellensbrook, liaising closely with the Aboriginal and broader communities as well as business in the Margaret River region to ensure visitors can enjoy this very special place in sustainable ways.   Environment Minister Albert Jacob said restoring the 1857 homestead and
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