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Celebrating 50 years of the Western Desert Art Movement: Papunya

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A new exhibition at the S.H. Ervin Gallery commemorates the start of the Papunya Tula Art Movement and showcases works that document the changing times and artists who defined the era. From the humblest of beginnings, Papunya Tula Artists has forged its way to become an artistic powerhouse.
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Heritage Conversations – A museum in the making, 16 March 2021

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The opening of WA Museum Boola Bardip in November 2020 was the culmination of years of work. It was also a highlight in Western Australia’s cultural calendar, which had been marred by COVID closures and cancellations. Holding extensive scientific and cultural collections, Boola Bardip is a place to share Western
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National Trust (ACT) supports Commonwealth heritage listing of Lake Burley Griffin and Adjacent Lands

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National Trust of Australia (ACT) submission – Proposed heritage listing of Lake Burley Griffin – 26 February 2021
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National Trust Heritage Awards 2021: New Jury Chair and Applications are Open

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Entries have opened for the 2021 National Trust Heritage Awards. Organisations, individuals and community groups are invited to enter with projects or initiatives that have been (or will be) complete between 1 April 2020 and 30 March 2021. The awards are proudly supported by the NSW Government through the Heritage
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2021 Opening Hours

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Please see our adjusted opening hours for all properties.
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Federal Government gives environmental approval to light rail Stage 2A

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Here is a link to the Canberra Weekly article on the Commonwealth approval of Light Rail Stage 2A in which the National Trust of Australia (ACT) has made a comment: Canberra Weekly – 5 February 2021
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We’ll be right back

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The National Trust of Western Australia’s head office and properties in the Metro, Peel, South West and Great Southern regions are getting ready to reopen. Based on government guidelines, we will begin our transition out of lockdown with properties starting to reopen from Monday. Below are the opening dates relevant
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Spend Valentine’s Day exploring heritage

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Some of our properties are back to regular opening times, while others are only open on a reduced schedule. With that said, a handful of our much loved places will be opening for one day only in February – on Valentine’s Day weekend. Here are our top picks to make
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Head office and property closures due to evolving COVID-19 situation

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The National Trust of Western Australia’s head office and properties in the Metro, Peel, South West and Great Southern regions will be closed until further notice due to the evolving COVID-19 situation. You can contact the National Trust’s head office via phone (08) 9321 6088 or via trust@ntwa.com.au. Properties that
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Collie Roundhouse set for a new guest

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Built in the 1950s, Collie Roundhouse is as a significant relic of Western Australia’s history being the state’s only roundhouse and turntable that remains in situ. Julian Donaldson, National Trust of Western Australia CEO, said, “Be Our Guest Holdings presented an inspired vision that respects the heritage values of the
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Conservation works completed on St Bartholomew’s Church in East Perth Cemeteries

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Damp and salt had affected the internal walls, with damage evident to the dado stencil – the decorative painted strip illuminating the inside of the church. A painted dark brown cement render to the dado, itself an earlier attempt at conservation, had exacerbated the damp issues. Under the watchful eye
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Property Openings in the New Year

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Most National Trust staff and volunteers took a well-deserved break over the festive season, but with some of our properties already open again, we are looking forward to welcoming our community back in 2021. As a result of COVID-19 requirements, a number of our properties still remain closed until we
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Rotary Australia Day fundraising concert at Woodbridge

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The concert will take place in the grounds of beautiful Woodbridge, which recently reopened after a year-long conservation project by the National Trust. Proceeds from ticket sales will fund Rotary community and youth projects. Enjoy a selection of light classical, well-known and loved music, some musical theatre and Australiana favourites.
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New Tours for Myilly Point Heritage Precinct

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From Monday 11 January 2021 we are offering guided tours of Burnett House, the gardens and Audit House.  To book your tour please go to: https://www.tourismtopend.com.au/things-to-do/tours/darwin-region/myilly-point-heritage-precinct#/tours/19981
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2021 Australian Heritage Festival

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The festival will bring together an array of events across the nation and will run from 16 April – 19 May in Western Australia. The theme is ‘Our Heritage for the Future’  and revisits the 2020 theme. The theme asks you to look at the importance of all facets of
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Archaeology in the Dumps – THANK YOU ALL

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In September 2020 members of Canberra and District Historical Society and the National Trust ACT received a request to participate in a community historical archaeology project. You were asked via emails and social media to delve back into your memory banks and let us know the locations of historical landfill
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When will National Trust (NSW) Properties be open for the holiday season?

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Please see below for our opening hours across the state throughout Christmas and the New Year. If you hope to visit a National Trust property at times outside of 24 December to 2 January, the opening times for that property will be on their respective page on this website. Click
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Everything you need to know about visiting over the Festival Season

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This means that some of our properties will be closed throughout the festive season and for some of 2021. Please note that all dates below are inclusive and if ever in doubt, check the relevant property page.   EAST PERTH CEMETERIES Monday 21 December 2020 – Saturday 2 January 2021
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National Trust Annual General Meeting: Board Directors Announced

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) held its Annual General Meeting for 2020 on Saturday 28 November at the S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney. One of the key agenda items of this meeting is the announcement of the charity’s Board of Directors for the following 12 months. 
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Important COVID-19 updates from NTAV

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The National Trust (NSW) hosts its 75th Anniversary celebration launch online

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It was a belated celebration, but the marking of a significant milestone nonetheless – the National Trust (NSW) launched its 75th Anniversary program virtually last night.
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