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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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Expressions of Interest – Wonnerup Collections Packing Project

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Download the Expression of Interest document here Works will soon begin to carry out reroofing and minor conservation works to the two historic houses at Wonnerup. The existing timber shingle roofs are in poor condition and have deteriorated to such a point that they require total replacement. As further investigation
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Expression of Interests to lease Collie Roundhouse

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The Roundhouse is strategically placed at the western end of town and offers opportunities for infrastructure and community use through the development of a site which connects to the town and its Visitor Centre. The Collie Roundhouse is a 1950s building constructed to house up to 14 steam locomotives at
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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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Share your stories – Collie Roundhouse

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Funding to remediate the Collie Roundhouse site and undertake conservation works was approved in August 2019. With works commencing on the removal of hazardous materials from the site, a more detailed investigation will provide a way forward to clear the site for future use. As the project is progressing, we
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Curtin Family Home – Lease Management Services

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The National Trust is seeking tenders from locally based agencies with a strong interest and experience in managing short term accommodation and an affinity with historically significant places. The tender brief, including submission information, can be downloaded below. All submissions should be clearly marked “Tender – Lease Management Services: Curtin
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Strawberry Hill Exhibition Project Brief

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This multi-stage project will be undertaken in the context of the program of conservation works and availability of funding. A broad Interpretation Strategy has been prepared and an Interpretation Plan identifying Stage One works. This opportunity relates to Stage One which includes outdoor signage and internal exhibition works. This consultancy is
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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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INSPIRE: Writer in Residence Initiative

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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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Annotated Bibliography/Historical Sources Review Brief – Strawberry Hill

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Proposals are sought from contract historians to prepare an annotated bibliography/ historical sources review of material including books, documents, articles, images and photographs, artefacts etc, relating to Strawberry Hill, Albany. The outcomes of this project will support the National Trust’s team in its work across a range of disciplines. The
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Bill Sewell Complex Signage Project – Consultant Brief

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The National Trust of Western Australia (the Trust) is seeking proposals from a consultant team experienced in working with heritage places to undertake a signage project that focuses on the stories and buildings that make up the Bill Sewell Complex. The Trust manages the Bill Sewell Complex on behalf of the
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Aboriginal Heritage Consultant Services

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Tender for consultant services to engage with Aboriginal people associated with National Trust places in Noongar boodja, Western Australia The National Trust of Western Australia (the Trust) aspires to awaken the community to the value of heritage. The National Trust is a statutory authority that works under an Act of
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York Courthouse Complex Police Station – Expressions of Interest to Lease

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The National Trust of Western Australia invites expressions of interest for the lease of the two roomed Police Station in the York Courthouse Complex. This site is part of the historic York Court House heritage precinct and provides excellent exposure to the York high street. Currently operating as the gift shop ‘Honey and Fig’, this
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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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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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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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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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