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NTAV Adjusted Holiday Opening Hours 2019/2020

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MELBOURNE Tasma Terrace: (NTAV Head Office): Closed Friday 20 December 2019 until Monday 6 January 2020 Old Melbourne Gaol: Open daily 9.30am – 5pm (Closed Christmas Day) Polly Woodside: Open daily 10am – 4pm (Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day) Rippon Lea Estate: Open daily 10am – 5pm
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Heritage in Parramatta is a talking point as the year comes to a close

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Willow Grove is listed on the National Trust Register and widely recognised for its irreplaceable and important historical value to the story of Parramatta. The National Trust (NSW) has been a vocal advocate for heritage in Parramatta – particularly in the past month following the Extraordinary General Meeting held at
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National Trust (NSW) Announces its Board of Directors for 2020

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National Trust (NSW) has announced its Board of Directors for 2020.
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Archaeology before development

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Australian Development Capital has formally acquired the site from the Western Australian Government and, in conjunction with the Perth Girls School site, is planning a mixed use neighbourhood. A condition of the sale requires the exhumation and reinterment of any human remains identified during the excavation. A specialist team of
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An extraordinary meeting to stand for the issues that mattered to an extraordinary President of the National Trust

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The meeting will be held only a day after the funeral service of National Trust (NSW) President, Brian Powyer, who died suddenly one week ago. Brian Powyer had been a member of the National Trust for 30 years and was passionately committed to protecting, sharing knowledge about and celebrating the
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2019/2020 Holiday Period Opening Hours for National Trust (NSW) Properties

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Cooma Cottage: Closed 22 December 2019 – 11 January 2020. Dundullimal Homestead: Closed 17 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January 2020. Everglades House and Garden: Closed 25 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Experiment Farm Cottage: Closed 16 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January
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National Trust properties to close due to Bushfire Risks

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We are following recommendations from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service and closing the following properties in high risk areas on 12 November 2019: Everglades House & Gardens in Leura Woodford Academy in Woodford Norman Lindsay Gallery in Faulconbridge Given that many of our staff and volunteers at Old
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Norfolk Island Tour Report

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National Trust (ACT) Norfolk Island Tour: August 2019 Norfolk Island has to be one of my most favourite islands in the sun. It has a temperate climate and an extraordinary mix of dark and light, both metaphorically and literally. There is deep time geology, magnificent flora, evidence of a fascinating
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2020 Desk Diaries now available

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The countdown to Christmas is on and the 2020 National Trust Desk Diary is now available for purchase and will make the ideal gift for yourself or a loved one.
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New visitor orientation hub at Strawberry Hill

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Media Release The National Trust is excited to announce construction of a new building that will improve the visitor experience at Strawberry Hill. Designed by Denmark’s PTX Architects with input from Menang Traditional Owners and site volunteers, the new hub will increase accessibility and introduce visitors to the fascinating history
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Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

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Invitation from the President to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held on Friday 16 November 2018
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The National Trust has announced a new vision for wildlife and nature sanctuary in Bargo, New South Wales

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The Australian Wildlife Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation, has been appointed following a rigorous and open expression of interest process conducted by the National Trust (NSW), which was completed in July 2019. The sanctuary will be managed and operated by the Australian Wildlife Foundation following their successful submission of a strategy
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NTAV 63rd AGM & Annual Report 2018-19

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Members are advised that the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 63rd Annual General Meeting will commence at 11am on Saturday 23 November 2019. Location:  Gulf Station, 1029 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen Please RSVP by Friday 15 November 2019 via email to rsvp@nattrust.com.au or phone (03) 9656 9889.   The Annual Report for the
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HERITAGE & WELLBEING INDICATORS SURVEY

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MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release HERITAGE & WELLBEING INDICATORS SURVEY Heritage is important and greatly influences our wellbeing. Canberra was uniquely conceived as a city in the bush.  A National Capital worthy of the aspirations, passions, values and patriotism of the nation.  The values that underpinned the design of Canberra
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Koalas could be extinct in 30 years in NSW: National Trust responds with new conservation policy and calls for action and change

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Why now? Evidence presented to the NSW Legislative Council Inquiry on 16 August 2019 indicated that the (former) Office of Environment and Heritage identified more than 100,000 hectares of core koala habitat (koala hubs) across New South Wales. The evidence further indicated that, at the present time, only 16 per
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The National Trust opposes the proposed demolition of the former Globe Theatre in Sydney

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The Globe Theatre, located on George Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, is the imposing two-storey building beside the former Gowings store. It was designed by Clarence Backhouse. What is special about The Globe Theatre? The theatre’s Romanesque style façade has been a landmark with irreplaceable streetscape value for
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2019 Australian Marmalade Awards Winners

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  The winners of the Australian Marmalade Awards were announced on Sunday at Beaumont House as part of the Festival of Marmalade.   Congratulations! The following people have won gold awards for their marmalades in the home-made competition.   Home-made Gold Janet MacDonald (from Vic, by phone) – mandarin marmalade
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Curtin Family Home Lecture 2019

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Is it time to resurrect the wartime ‘Grow Your Own’ campaign? A real-world experiment in urban gardening for food security took place in Australia under John Curtin’s leadership during the Second World War. Now, more than 70 years later, community gardens, school vegetable gardens, urban apiaries and similar initiatives are
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The who’s who of Australian Art rehung at Retford Park

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This highly anticipated annual event welcomes guests into the former home of the late Mr James Fairfax AC to be immersed in experiences that bring art, collecting, giving and creative expression to life. Guests are able to choose from various experiences including day tours, sunset tours, dinner for 40 people
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NOTICE: James Cook Museum closure

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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) will close James Cook Museum, Cooktown from 10th October 2019 for essential conservation works and curatorial refresh.
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NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards 2019

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Two volunteering teams and eight individual volunteers from the nomination made by the National Trust (NSW) were selected for judging to receive a certificate of acknowledgement. Teams: Friends of Grossman House Catering Team The Friends of Grossman House Catering Team is led by Gail Johnston and comprises of 10 –
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