Thematic Study Project

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Proposals are sought from consultant historians with a well developed knowledge of Western Australian history and experience in the application of the Australian Historic Themes Framework to the exploration and understanding of heritage places. The National Trust manages a portfolio of heritage places that have been built over decades on
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Old Observatory Interpretation Project

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Proposals are sought from a consultant team experienced in working with heritage places to undertake an interpretation project that focusses on the Old Observatory and the work of the National Trust of Western Australia. There is currently no on-site interpretation of the heritage values of the Old Observatory. This project
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National Trust of Western Australia seeks stallholders for Ellensbrook Community Day

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The National Trust of Western Australia has planned a community event to re-launch Ellensbrook following significant conservation and interpretation works, supported by Lotterywest. Following an invitation only morning tea for Traditional Owners, the main event will begin with a welcome to country and formalities leading into a community day with
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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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National Trust recognises Four in Hand Hotel, Paddington

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“Faced with the sale of the Four in Hand Hotel at Paddington and considerable community concern at potential redevelopment plans and its loss as a much loved hotel and eatery, the Trust is considering listing the hotel on the National Trust Register. This is an important first step towards its
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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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Colonial Secretary's Building

Chief Secretary’s Building

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The Heritage Award Winning Entry noted –   “The Chief Secretary’s Building commands an elevated position on Bridge Street, Sydney, opposite the entrance to Government House and a short distance from Parliament House in Macquarie Street. Like the design of its impressive architecture, its prominent location was selected to reflect
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State Significant Varroville property threatened by cemetery development

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    The National Trust again lodges its strongest objection to this proposal to construct and operate a cemetery directly adjoining historic Varroville. This property dates from its original land grant in 1810 and construction in 1817. The development proposal is within the original land grant which has been recommended
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Sound from the Ground

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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Sydney Football Stadium

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In June 2015 the Sydney Football Stadium was listed on the National Trust Register. The Trust strongly opposes moves for its demolition.
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Jarrahdale Heritage Park – Expressions of Interest to Lease

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Mill Manager’s House and No 1 Mill The National Trust of Western Australia is delighted to offer for lease by expressions of interest two unique heritage places central to the future of historic Jarrahdale.
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Old farm, Strawberry Hill, National Trust, Albany

2017 Old Farm Masterplan

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The National Trust of Western Australia has recently reviewed the 2012 Masterplan for Old Farm, Strawberry Hill and following a period of community consultation and widely circulated survey, has prepared a revised version to submit to the City of Albany for endorsement. This process is a key component in the
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Fanny Balbuk: Perth Resistance Fighter

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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Determining Priorities for Avondale

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Avondale is a place of regional and State heritage significance, intertwining the history of early European settlement, culture and tradition of the Ballardong Aboriginal people and a journey that envelops the development of agriculture in this state. Avondale should be a place that integrates natural, Aboriginal and historic cultural heritage
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Ellensbrook, Margaret River

Ellensbrook Heritage Conservation Workshops

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The course is suitable for a range of community members including heritage professionals and those working, or looking to work, in the construction industry. No previous skills are necessary. Core subjects include: Salt damp remediation Lime technology- crack injection and lime grouting Repointing techniques Manufacturing traditional lime mortars (quick lime
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Greenough Flats Historic Places EOI

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Call for expressions of interest   The National Trust of Western Australia is seeking expressions of interest from potential partners to create sustainable and compatible new uses for several significant heritage places on the historic Greenough Flats, 23km south of Geraldton. Proposals are welcomed to repurpose these places to suit
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New Funding brings Fanny Balbuk Yooreel to the 2017 Australian Heritage Festival.

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The National Trust will connect the Perth community to  Fanny Balbuk Yooreel with $40k Lotterywest funding and valued partners including Noongar Elders, City of Perth, Professor Sue Broomhall, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, WA Inspired Quilters, and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. The project includes a
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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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Professional development opportunity – Ellensbrook Investigation Workshop

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A practical materials conservation workshop, led by David Young and in conjunction with Peter Baxendale, will be held at Ellensbrook, a National Trust property in Margaret River, on Tuesday 22 November. Ellensbrook was settled in 1857 by Alfred and Ellen Bussell in Mokidup, an area of considerable significance to the
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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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