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Did you live or work at Gowrie Hostel?

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AECOM Australia is seeking to speak with people who either worked or lived at Gowrie Hostel in Canberra between 1965 and 1990 and who would be interested in participating in an oral history interview to discuss their experiences. The Gowrie Hostel was built by the Commonwealth in 1965, and initially
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SPECIAL OFFER for National Trust Members

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        National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is proud to offer members savings of up to 33% on National Seniors membership. National Seniors is Australia’s largest senior membership organisation, advocating on the issues that matter to older Australians. Issues like energy affordability, fixing pension poverty, reforming aged care
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Exclusive Offer for National Trust (NSW) Members: Royal Easter Show

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The Bathurst Heritage Trades Trail is coming to visit the Sydney Royal Easter Show! Artisans from the Trades Trail will take over the Amphitheatre Lawns to celebrate World Heritage Day, giving visitors a taste of the annual Bathurst Festival and bring to life some of the trades of yesteryear. This
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Darwin Heritage Festival

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Darwin Heritage Festival will run from 2 May to 19 May 2019. Program of this year’s events will be posted in due course.
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Roadmaster’s House Currently Closed

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Roadmaster’s House at 1 McMinn St, Darwin is currently closed until April 2019 for much-needed repairs and maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
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REST wins at Fringe!

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On Sunday night there was great excitement at the Fringe World Awards when REST, a joint production between the National Trust of Australia and the WA Youth Theatre Company (WAYTCo) received three awards. Throughout the season REST has received great reviews. Audiences have been full of praise for the opportunity
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Canberra Museum and Gallery purchase of the CS Daley desk and chair

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Below is the link to the full article, written by John Tucker, about the CS Daley desk and chair.These were housed in the ACT National Trust office until late last year. An abridged version of this article appears in the March issue of Heritage in Trust.   https://www.nationaltrust.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/CMAG-purchase-FINAL-version-for-website.pdf
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EOI RELEASED: 12 Parliament Place East Melbourne

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Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the property are currently open.  Supporting documentation is available for download;   EOI Tasma terrace_Part A and B_2019 – the invitation and conditions of tender EOI Tasma terrace_Part C_2019 – response form (word version) EOI Tasma terrace_Part D_2019 – conservation policy statement   Key dates are; 12 February 2019 –
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Reconciliation Rocks Nominated

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The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Nominates Reconciliation Rocks to National Heritage List.
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Australian Heritage Festival 2019

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Celebrate our natural, historic and Indigenous heritage places by registering an event now. It is free to register. Visit the Australian Heritage Festival website for more details.  Registrations will close 29 March 2019.
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e-petition: Trees decline must be reversed

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e-Petition Trees decline must be reversed, closing date 15/03/2019 https://epetitions.act.gov.au/CurrentEPetition.aspx?PetId=100  
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Volunteer at Samson House

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Samson House is welcoming visitors! We are looking for more volunteers to help us open the doors and tell the stories of the entrepreneurial Samson family. With a bounty of history the house showcases the life of three generations of wealth, politics and community spirit in Fremantle. The house will
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Honours for National Trust (NSW) members in Australia Day 2019 Awards

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Les and Lois both received awards for their service to heritage protection. Les has been National Trust property manager at Armidale’s popular Saumarez Homestead since 2010. During that time he has received awards and recognition for the Homestead, including: TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, 2018, as a result of Achieving TripAdvisor
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Turning Up the Heat on Pests at Woodford Academy

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The innovative treatment is being undertaken by Modified Atmospheres and Simon de Montemas from Precision Pest Control and involves progressively heating the interiors of the Blue Mountains oldest building to 56ºC. The treatment targets pests such as borers and silverfish, both of which are notoriously damaging to historic buildings and
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Government supports Southern Highlands Regional Gallery at Retford Park

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Retford Park has received a $2,490,000 grant that will support the development of a regional gallery.
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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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National Trust (NSW) has announced its Board of Directors for 2019.
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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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Golden Vale Homestead has been included in the Prelude Composer in Residence program run by the Bundanon Trust.
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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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