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Government supports Southern Highlands Regional Gallery at Retford Park

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  The funds will be used for the transformation and adaptive reuse of the old dairy at Retford Park, as one of 56 projects to be funded through the Regional Cultural Fund. “The National Trust is thrilled to be working in partnership with Ben Quilty and Wingecarribee Council to provide
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NTAV Holiday Opening Hours 2019

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Tasma Terrace – NTAV Head Office: Open Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm Closed 21 December 2018 12pm until 7 January 2019 Old Melbourne Gaol: Open daily 9.30am – 5pm Closed Christmas Day Polly Woodside: Open Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve  10am – 3pm, Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm (last entry 3.15pm) *Please
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2019 Prelude Residencies for six multi-genre Australian composers

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Sydney Australia 5 December 2018: Bundanon Trust announced today that six Australian composers have been awarded the Prelude residencies at four historic houses during 2019. Prelude is a national network of long-term residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space for the creation of new work. In
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National Trust (NSW) Announces its Board of Directors for 2019

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The results of the election was announced at the National Trust (NSW) Annual General Meeting on 24 November 2018 and the subsequent election of the Executive Board (determined by the Board of Directors) appoints the President, Deputy President and Treasurer. The Executive Board was elected last night in Sydney. The
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Christmas Party 2018 at Cliftonwood – Sunday 2 December

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  Despite some showers in the morning, the day was fine – if a little windy!  This didn’t prevent 60 plus people enjoying the beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to inspect the house and the outbuildings and see work on restoring the shed.  We are grateful to the Yass and
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Golden Vale Homestead to host Prelude Composer in Residence

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The six Australian composers to be awarded Prelude residencies at historic houses were announced today by the Bundanon Trust. Prelude is a national initiative developed by the Bundanon Trust to provide time and space for Australian composers to create their worka by offering long-term residencies in historic houses around Australia.
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A Grindle Family Recipe!

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We are thrilled and excited to announce that Don Godden and Sharon Veale will be joining us for the Heritage Conference
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The Heritage Advocate Issue 2

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Welcome to Issue 2 of The Heritage Advocate!
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Site improvements at Strawberry Hill

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The National Trust has recently finished an important project at Strawberry Hill, funded by the State Government of Western Australia Royalties for Regions Program through the Great Southern Development Commission. Two years of work has delivered lots of behind the scenes investigation that will contribute to planning for the commemoration
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Volunteers and staff recognised at the 2018 Trust Honours Awards

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  2018 Honours Award recipients Honorary Life Membership: Elizabeth Ellis – Collections Committee Caroline Parker – Women’s Committee   Meritorious Service Award: Stella Downer – S.H. Ervin Gallery Advisory Committee Lisa Newell – Industrial Heritage Committee / National Trust Representative to the Heritage Council Richard Steele – Miss Traill’s House
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Request for expressions of interest to lease and/or develop

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Are you interested in leasing Bridgetown’s oldest building and/or redeveloping an iconic site on the banks of the Blackwood River? The National Trust of Western Australia is calling for expressions of interest to: 1. help find a long term use for this significant homestead on the banks of the Blackwood
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MEDIA RELEASE: First Australian Women’s Museum to open in Victoria

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Friday 16 November  First Australian Women’s Museum to open in Victoria Today the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) and Her Place Women’s Museum Australia announce a partnership, supported by the State Government of Victoria, to house a national Women’s Museum at National Trust property, Clarendon Terrace. Her Place discovers women’s stories
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Planning the big picture for Sydney: Graham Quint says ‘we are seeking answers’

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Graham Quint, Director, Conservation at the National Trust (NSW) delivered a keynote address last night at the first Save Sydney Coalition Forum, held at NSW Parliament House. The forum centred on the theme Planning the big picture for Sydney: Voices of heritage, sustainability and the public good, convened by Dr
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My Fair Lady: The History of the Lindesay Christmas Fair

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Tucked into the hillside overlooking Sydney Harbour is Lindesay – the elegant Gothic Revival mansion built in 1834. The mansion’s interiors and gardens are a favourite for weddings, special occasions and film locations but for three days in November it transforms into a Christmas market filled with luxurious gift options
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AGM and Annual Report 2017-18

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Members are advised that the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 62nd  Annual General Meeting will commence at 11am on Saturday 24 November 2018. Location:  Rippon Lea Estate, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. Please RSVP by Friday 16 November 2018 via email rsvp@nattrust.com.au or phone (03) 9656 9889. The Annual Report for the National Trust of Australia
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Graham Quint to address Sydney planning forum

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The ‘Planning the Big Picture for Sydney’ forum will be held at NSW Parliament House on 13 November. It is designed to contribute to wider understandings in the community about the importance of heritage, sustainability and the public good. The Save Sydney Coalition (SSC) says Sydney’s rapid transformation is placing
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2018 Heritage Conference full program now available!

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We are thrilled and excited to announce that Don Godden and Sharon Veale will be joining us for the Heritage Conference
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Vote 1 for your local council

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Vote 1 for your local heritage It’s election time for South Australia’s 68 local councils.  The chance comes but once every four years to choose your local council. Since the last council elections in 2014 there have been some significant changes to the role of local government in planning, development
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Kate Stevens wins inaugural Evelyn Chapman Art Award

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Kate Stevens wins with her painting 'Gaza', part of a series exploring images of war.
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World Migratory Bird Day – Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation

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Australia lies at the southern end of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway, one of 8 major migratory routes worldwide, and provides important shore, waterway and wetland habitat for roughly 8 million migratory waterbirds that make the long journey to Australia each year. The journey extends from within the Arctic Circle in
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Saumarez Homestead awarded Hall of Fame travel status

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  Mr Marshall was at the homestead yesterday to congratulate volunteers and staff on their latest achievement – elevation to the coveted Hall of Fame status by the online travel website TripAdvisor. The latest accolade comes after the National Trust property on the outskirts of Armidale ranked in TripAdvisor’s Award
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