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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 will consider a broad range
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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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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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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

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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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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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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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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

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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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