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High Tea at Burnett House

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Our final High Tea Fundraiser for this year will be held in the beautiful gardens of Burnett House on Sunday 29th September from 3pm – 5pm to raise funds for the Myilly Point Heritage Precinct Gardens. The delicious High Tea will consist of scones, cakes, pastries and sandwiches all served
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National Trust Fundraiser at the Deckchair Cinema

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Come along to our National Trust fundraiser of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody – Singalong’ at the Deckchair Cinema on Sunday 13 October. Gates open at 6pm for dinner with the movie screening at 7.30pm. Tickets are on sale now at: http://www.deckchaircinema.com/films/bohemian-rhapsody/
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Get Schooled on Reconciliation at Cooma Cottage

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The travelling exhibition is comprised of works from primary and high school students who have taken up the challenge of portraying their perspective on the 2018 theme for Reconciliation: ‘Our Voices Our Future.’ The National Trust (NSW) began touring the finalists’ works throughout the state in 2015, allowing more schools
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Just Puddin’ This Out There

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‘Puddin’ Day’ will bring the mischief of The Magic Pudding to life with activities for readers young and old(er) – as well as introducing visitors to contemporary author Frances Watts and illustrator, Georgia Norton Lodge and author Zoë Norton Lodge. The National Trust (NSW) CEO Debbie Mills said that “‘Puddin’
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2019 Margaret Feilman Medal

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Named after Margaret Feilman OBE, a founding member of the National Trust of Western Australia, this award recognises individuals or organisations who demonstrate meritorious achievement or service to heritage in Western Australia. Awarded by the Council of the National Trust of Western Australia, recipients of the Medal will be announced
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Bushfire Crisis

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A message from our CEO, Jonathan Fisher We are deeply saddened to learn of the destruction of the current bushfires raging through the Gold Coast Hinterland and further west around Applethorpe and Stanthorpe. The thousands of hectares of bushland burnt out is displacing hundreds of animals from their natural habitat.
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Fashionably Late…A New Image of a Tudor Monarch

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Traditionally dated to 1515, the double portrait of Mary and her second husband, Charles Brandon, had been assumed to date to the year of their marriage.  However, new research proposes that the fashions they wear shows the portrait is of a later date, a theory supported by a previously little
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Local Collie Project Manager appointed to oversee conservation of Collie Roundhouse

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Media Release The National Trust of Western Australia has appointed Collie firm HRE Consulting to project manage the first stage of conservation works for the Collie Roundhouse. One of the last remaining railway roundhouses in the state, the Collie Roundhouse is located at the western entry to the town and
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We’re all about women at Old Government House

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Some of the names you know, some of them you don’t – all of them are remarkable for their courage, their stories and their strength. From 31 August 2019 to 16 August 2020, the National Trust (NSW) will be telling the stories of the Vice-Regal Women, servants and visitors who
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MEDIA RELEASE: Federation Square added to Victorian Heritage Register

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National Trust responds to inclusion of Federation Square in the Victorian Heritage Register Quotes attributable to Simon Ambrose, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust of Australia (Victoria) The National Trust welcomes today’s news that Federation Square has officially been included in the Victorian Heritage Register, along with our state’s most valued
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Call to keep ACT Government out of environmental assessment of light rail Stage 2B

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The National Trust (ACT) has made a submission about the heritage and environmental impacts of Light Rail Stage 2. See https://the-riotact.com/call-to-keep-act-government-…/317174
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A touch of glass at Lindesay, Darling Point

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Brian Hirst is known for his interpretation and referencing of historic styles in his work, particularly the iridescent surfaces of classical Roman glass, and he will share his expertise with lovers of rare glass collections at Lindesay.   Georgian Glass: Colonial Style features items dating from 1700 – 1840, including
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Project Brief – Tender for consultancy services

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Writer in Residence Program Co-ordinator The National Trust of Western Australia seeks a suitably qualified consultant to plan and implement a writer in residence program at National Trust places. The National Trust of Western Australia aspires to awaken the community to the value of heritage. The National Trust is a
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Prelude – A national residency program for composers

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Prelude offers long-term residencies allowing composers to focus on their craft while residing in one of three heritage listed Australian homes. Applications for composers have been extended and will now close on 19 August 2019. Prelude will provide Australian composers with the time and space to create new work by
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Conservation Covenants and Western Australia’s Natural Heritage

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On one magnificent piece of bushland adjacent to West Cape Howe National Park in Torbay, just outside of Albany, Professors Barbara and Bert Main signed the Conservation Covenant on their property on the 4 August 2000, putting 125 of their 140 acres under covenant. This piece of bushland is unique
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Many acts of picture palace

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By Brian Powyer, National Trust (NSW) President   On June 27, the Land and Environment Court ensured the iconic Roxy Theatre would be retained in its current majestic form as a major feature of the Parramatta City Streetscape. It is the only example of the distinctive Hollywood Spanish-styled theatre remaining
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A note from the CEO: NAIDOC Week 2019

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On Friday, 12 July 2019 the National Trust of Western Australia and the Budadee Foundation hosted around 100 people at the launch of the Irrungadji Women Art Exhibition at Kidogo Arthouse in Fremantle. The exhibition was launched by the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA Treasurer, Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs and
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3105 Remembrance Driveway, Bargo

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MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 July 2019 The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) has advanced the Expression of Interest process for 3105 Remembrance Driveway, Bargo The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) commenced an open Expression of Interest process with respect to the future management of
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NSW State Archives exhibition ignites search for missing Queen Victoria album

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Using original glass plate negatives from the NSW State Archives Collection, the exhibition re-imagines a moment in history from nearly 140 years ago when Sir Henry Parks, Premier and Colonial Secretary of NSW, had an idea of presenting an album to the Queen that would showcase NSW and ‘display its
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Conserving Collie Roundhouse – EOI for Project Management Consultancy

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The Trust has been successful in an application to the Collie Futures Industry Development Fund (CFIDF) for funding that will enable remediation of the Collie Roundhouse site and conservation of the iconic structure. Collie Roundhouse presents substantial potential to contribute to the economic diversification of Collie and there is significant
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2019 Election of Directors – Call for Nominations & Timetable

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2019 Election of Directors – Call for Nominations & Timetable
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