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2021 Margaret Feilman Medal

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Named after Margaret Feilman OBE, a founding member of the National Trust of Western Australia, the Margaret Feilman Medal recognises individuals or organisations who demonstrate meritorious achievement or service to heritage in Western Australia. The medal’s namesake, Margaret Anne Feilman OBE, was Perth’s first qualified town planner and Australia’s first
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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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Expressions of interest – Collections inventories and Significance assessments

wa
As the places are geographically diverse consultants may submit to work on only one, a selection, or all of the places identified on the understanding they are able to meet the timeframes. The inventories are to be completed no later than 30 July 2021 and the significance assessments by 13 August
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Expressions of Interest – East Perth Cemeteries Boundary Interpretation Project

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The project is to develop content, and to design, fabricate and install prominent signage on the Plain Street boundary fence to attract the attention of vehicular traffic; and to write and produce a series of audio short stories to be made accessible via QR codes that will be mounted in
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INSPIRE: Writer in Residence Initiative 2021

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In 2021 INSPIRE expands to offer five residencies, with $5000 stipends, across five heritage properties. Writers can choose from potential residencies at Woodbridge, the East Perth Cemeteries, Peninsular Farm in Maylands, Samson House Cottage in Fremantle or the Curtin Family Home in Cottesloe. INSPIRE is an exciting opportunity for Western
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The National Trust welcomes Yitzhak Yedid as the 2021 Prelude Composer-in-Residence at Gallop House

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The residency is part of a program run by the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers House Trust and includes houses across Australia. In 2021 three Australian composers will take up Prelude residencies: Aviva Endean, Matt Laing, and Dr Yitzhak Yedid. Prelude is based on the sentiment expressed by Peggy Glanville-Hicks in 1958
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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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Strawberry Hill is entering a new phase. Come and be a part of it!

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We are on the search for volunteers to help in the following areas: the new kiosk serving customers and ticketing meeting and greeting visitors. The other very important role to fill is the Strawberry Hill tour guide. This role involves guiding visitors around the house and grounds.
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2020 Margaret Feilman Medal

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Named after Margaret Feilman OBE, a founding member of the National Trust of Western Australia, the Margaret Feilman Medal recognises individuals or organisations who demonstrate meritorious achievement or service to heritage in Western Australia. The medal’s namesake, Margaret Anne Feilman OBE, was Perth’s first qualified town planner and Australia’s first
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We need your aid to replace our balustrade

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Located on the banks of the Swan River, Woodbridge is widely considered to be one of Western Australia’s finest surviving grand 19th century homes. Originally built in 1884 as the family home for agriculturist and newspaper proprietor Charles Harper, Woodbridge has recently undergone extensive conservation work. Further work is needed
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Powerhouse Museum

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Sydney's Ultimo Powerhouse Museum is threatened with closure, demolition and re-development. See - National Trust survey - Click More!
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2020 Heritage Futures Forum

vic
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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INSPIRE: Writer in Residence Initiative 2020

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The National Trust of Western Australia has partnered with the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries to establish writing in residence opportunities at National Trust properties. This is an exciting opportunity to tell Western Australian stories. Be inspired through residencies at National Trust places and being exposed to
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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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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 on Saturday, 23 February 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
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Reconciliation Action Plan

qld
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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