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
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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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GWSS Historical Consultant Tender

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The Goldfields Water Supply Scheme (GWSS) commences at Mundaring Weir and ends at Mount Charlotte in Kalgoorlie. The GWSS comprised many components: the pipe, the dam, pumping stations, tanks, reservoirs, houses and many other small structures.   This brief is for engagement of an historian to investigate documentary evidence in
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Ellensbrook Call for Proposals: Community & Stakeholder Consultation

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The National Trust has received a grant from Lotterywest to undertake conservation and interpretation works combined with education and community engagement activities at Ellensbrook, a project that will be carried out during 2016/17. The ultimate aspiration is to provide an international quality heritage offering to the community and tourists who
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Ellensbrook, Margaret River

Ellensbrook annotated bibliography / historical sources review

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The history of Ellensbrook attests to both the amicable and frequently volatile relations between Aboriginal people and the early colonists. It offers the unique potential to explore these relationships, to redress an imbalance in the telling of these histories and to contribute to the process of reconciliation. The place is
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Heritage and Tourism: A wealth of opportunities

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The National Trust has been advocating the opportunities and benefits of heritage as a tourism asset. We presented a one day masterclass with the Local Government Association of South Australia in 2014, presented at the South Australian Tourism Conference in 2015 and held a regional workshop on heritage and tourism
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De-funding of Trove

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The site has been described as “a model for collaborative digitization projects and serves to inform cultural heritage institutions building both large and small digital collections” and the reach of Trove’s newspaper archives makes the service attractive to genealogists. Many of the digital public libraries in the United States came
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W Class Trams

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The Trust is calling on the State Government to implement a moratorium on the disposal of W Class trams until a plan can be developed to inform decisions about reuse. To give Melbourne’s famous heritage trams a future, the Trust supports the retention of W Class trams to service dedicated
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Hans Heysen, 'Morning Light', 1913. Reproduced with the kind permission of the family of Hans Heysen.

NSW Government Biodiversity Legislation

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The National Trust has joined Stand Up for Nature, an alliance of conservation groups dedicated to improving protection for nature in NSW. The Trust will be lobbying against proposed legislation which, in the Trust’s view, would dramatically increase land clearing in NSW with major adverse impacts on biodiversity conservation and
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Gallop House Conservation Works

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Nanulgarup, Dalkeith Farm, Gallop Gardens. The National Trust of Western Australia, through the vision and generosity of the Feilman Foundation and a partnership with the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers’ Trust has established a composer in residence program at Gallop House. The Australia Council for the Arts, APRA, the Bundanon Trust and
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Wanslea Conservation Works

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BACKGROUND AND ISSUES: The orphanage was built in 1905 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and was extended in 1919. The building is two storey red brick, tuck pointed on the front and sides with rendered bands (blood and bandage effect). The roof is corrugated iron and there is
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Sound from the Ground

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In 2015/16 classical guitarist Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald was artist in residence at East Perth Cemeteries. He created a musical narrative, both historical and contemporary, to reveal new and unexpected layers of significance and stories told by the collection of graves at the Cemeteries. The residency included the commission of an
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External Appeals

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National Trust External Appeals are administered on behalf of third parties to raise funds for restoration and conservation works. The National Trust of Australia (Vic) is a community-based organisation dedicated to the conservation of our significant built and natural heritage. All donations to the Trust are tax-deductible. The Australian Tax
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Significant Tree Register

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Please note that whilst there are 2,000 significant tree records compiled over 30 years by the National Trusts across Australia, these records are now in the process of being updated by volunteers and loaded into the National Register. The Register of Significant Trees is not a static list of specimens,
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