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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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National Trust calls for independent heritage assessment process

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Article in the Canberra Times 15 November 2020
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Margaret Feilman Medal – Winners

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On Wednesday night, at the National Trust’s Annual General Meeting, the recipients for this year’s Margaret Feilman Medal were announced in front of our members. We congratulate the recipients for 2020 – Diana Frylinck and Karl Haynes – and thank them for their enormous contributions to the protection of and
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The 2020 National Trust Heritage Awards Winners Announced

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The 2020 National Trust Heritage Awards winners have been announced online. In its 26th year, the National Trust Heritage Awards is proudly supported by the NSW Government through the Heritage Council of NSW.
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More Heritage Doors are Opening in November

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The National Trust (NSW) has today announced it will reopen more of its heritage properties to the community in November 2020. A community organisation, the National Trust (NSW) opens 20 heritage properties across the state on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy the built, cultural and natural heritage. In the interests of keeping the community safe and in compliance with Government regulations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Trust closed its properties in March 2020.“We are delighted to be reopening a selection of our properties to the community, and we have missed sharing these wonderful places with the people of New South Wales and from farther afield over the past three months,” said Debbie Mills, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust (NSW). “We have
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2020 Annual General Meeting

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The AGM will be held at the Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove. Light refreshments will be offered after the official proceedings. Complimentary parking is available on the south side of Leake Street, across the road from the library. Please register your place by Tuesday 10 November 2020 via the link below or email
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Welcome news! ALP-Greens Parliamentary and Governing Agreement

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The ACT National Trust welcomes the heritage commitments in the ALP-Greens Parliamentary & Governing Agreement. National Trust ACT Media Release – 3 November 2020 ALP-Greens Parliamentary & Government Agreement (refer – Appendix 1: Policy issues of particular interest, C.3.v.)
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Strawberry Hill/Barmup is reopening from 31 October

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The new approach to heritage interpretation recognises the bridging of cultures and the contemporary expression of both 19th century and Aboriginal cultural heritage. The project has focussed on the construction of a new Visitor Hub that provides a universally accessible experience for visitors and the opportunity to reflect on the
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National Trust Heritage Awards Shortlist Announced for 2020

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The National Trust Heritage Awards is in its 26th year. The shortlist announcement is highly anticipated news for the heritage, arts and cultural sector – and this year’s announcement has been delayed from April to now on account of COVID-19 restrictions impacting plans for the award ceremony (an event that
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Sunday’s Heritage Walk was an audible success!

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With the help of a Heritage Grant received from the ACT Government, we are now able to offer our walkers personal audio equipment to better hear the guide leading the walks. The equipment was used for the first time at the weekend on our Westlake Walk.   The following is
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The Bill Sewell Community Recreation Complex has a new name

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Media Statement In November 2019 the National Trust undertook public consultation in Geraldton to review the name for the Bill Sewell Community Recreation Complex. In receipt of Royalty for Regions funding through the Mid-West Development Commission to carry out landscape works, building conservation and new wayfaring signage, the National Trust
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Reconnect with Woodbridge

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We’re are excited to announce Woodbridge is opening again after a year-long stint conserving this special place. We’d like to welcome all friends and families to Woodbridge with free admission for the first weekend open. It’s our way of saying welcome back. Here’s a short list of what we have
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More heritage properties reopening post-COVID: Harper’s Mansion, Berrima is open.

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The National Trust (NSW) has today announced it will reopen a selection of its heritage properties to the community from 3 July 2020. A community organisation, the National Trust (NSW) opens 20 heritage properties across the state on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy the built, cultural and natural heritage. In the interests of keeping the community safe and in compliance with Government regulations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Trust closed its properties in March 2020.“We are delighted to be reopening a selection of our properties to the community, and we have missed sharing these wonderful places with the people of New South Wales and from farther afield over the past three months,” said Debbie Mills, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust (NSW). “We
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The National Trust celebrates Goulburn 200

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It’s a year of two significant milestones with the National Trust (NSW) celebrating its 75th Anniversary and Goulburn celebrating 200 years since Governor Macquarie’s first visit to Goulburn. To celebrate both, the National Trust is opening Riversdale for a special event on Saturday 24 October to showcase the exhibition The
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Samson House Stone Conservation Workshop

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We are constantly learning more about the conservation of our places and are keen to share the experience with the community. Together with Colgan Industries, we are offering an exclusive opportunity to develop your knowledge of best practice stone conservation while helping to conserve historic Samson House in Fremantle. The
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Our Heritage in the Australian Capital Territory

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  The National Trust ACT supports the following letter addressed to Mick Gentleman MLA, Minister for the Environment and Heritage, on behalf of a group of concerned individuals with a long and deep passion for, and involvement in, the heritage of the ACT – Our Heritage in the Australian Capital
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National Trust seeks Expressions of Interest to lease the Collie Roundhouse

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The National Trust is now calling for expressions of interest for this special opportunity. It is a mid 1950s building constructed to maintain up to 14 steam locomotives at a time servicing the state’s vital coal industry. By the 1970’s the Roundhouse and its Turntable were decommissioned, becoming a place
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Media Release: The ACT National Trust calls for ACT Election Heritage Boost

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The ACT National Trust (the Trust) has called on candidates contesting the upcoming ACT election to commit to policies that will safeguard and promote the Territory’s cultural, natural and Aboriginal heritage. MEDIA RELEASE and 2020 ACT Election Policy Statement – 15/9/2020
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ARCHAEOLOGY IN THE DUMPS – CAN YOU HELP?

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While we are all restricted in where we can travel, would you like to help us in an historical archaeological project from your home?   Eric Martin (Councillor National Trust) and Peter Dowling (Councillor CDHS & National Trust) are joining forces investigating historic dump sites and landfill sites in the ACT.  During the construction of Canberra from the early years
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National Trust of Australia (ACT) Heritage Awards 2020

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Congratulations to all the winners of this year’s National Trust of Australia (ACT) Heritage Awards! Thanks go to the organizers, judges, the presenter of the Awards, Minister Mick Gentleman, and to our sponsor Capital Holdings Group and all who participated. Four plaques were awarded for outstanding projects:  Reroofing St John’s
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NTAV 64th AGM

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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Members are advised that the 64th Annual General Meeting will commence at 11.00am on Saturday 21 November 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a virtual AGM conducted online.   64th AGM Details Date and Time: Saturday 21 November 2020. The meeting will start at
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