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Golden Pipeline Works Update

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The Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail is currently undergoing a signage upgrade over the month of August. Please be aware that during this time some directional signage may be temporarily or permanently removed and navigating to sites may require the assistance of the trail map. Please accept our apologies for any
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Time to get busy with marmalade

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Last year marmalade makers responded enthusiastically to the first Australian Marmalade Awards and a chance for a winning recipe to be reproduced by Beerenberg an iconic Australian producer of jams and condiments and sold commercially. Staged by the National Trust of South Australia in partnership with The World’s Original Marmalade
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Sirius Saved

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In a victory for the residents of Miller’s Point, the Court held that the Minister’s decision not to list the building on the State Heritage Register for reasons of financial hardship was invalid and of no effect. “The Sirius Apartment building has high social significance, resulting from the Green Ban
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Heroes of Traditional Trades Photographic Competition 2017

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Australia ICOMOS, in conjunction with National Skills Week, SkillsOne Television, the National Trust of South Australia and the International Specialised Skills Institute, is holding a digital photographic ‘Heroes of Traditional Trades’ competition to record individuals involved with traditional trades, crafts or other practices. Entrants are required to send a photograph
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National Trust ACT Heritage Awards 2017

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Nominations are now open for this year’s National Trust ACT Heritage Awards. Nominations to be submitted by 7 July. We look forward to receiving this year’s selection of interesting heritage projects and plans for the future! Click here for nomination form. 
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Avondale Job Opportunity

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Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons to fill the above position, three (3) days per week. Beverley is a picturesque town in the Wheatbelt less than one and a half hours drive from Perth, and within easy day trip access to the Avon region. Avondale is a place that
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Ellensbrook Interpretation Consultancy Brief

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New opportunities exist to share and navigate Ellensbrook’s outstanding values set within the precious landscape of WA’s southwest with international and local visitors. It is expected that interpretation at Ellensbrook will be accessible and engaging for broad audiences. It will inform and inspire enquiring minds and connect with and satisfy
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Australian Marmalade 2017 Competition is now open

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Put on your thinking caps, prepare your aprons and large pots ready for action and try your hand at making a tangy citrus marmalade. We have two categories of entrants: Home-made or Artisan / Small Producer. The entry forms and all the details of how to enter and what the
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National Trust Queensland Heritage Award Winners Announced

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Congratulations to our Award winners and thank you to all those who nominated their projects.
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Sound from the Ground hits high note

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Innovative National Trust of Western Australia Heritage Festival program Sound from the Ground has been applauded at the prestigious Museums and Galleries National Awards, winning the Interpretation, Learning & Engagement category for 2017 last night in Brisbane. National Trust of Western Australia CEO Julian Donaldson said the project inspired the
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Gungahlin Homestead Open Day

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We were delighted to see so many people at our Open Day on Saturday. The interest in seeing and learning about the hidden Gungahlin Homestead in Crace was wonderful! Gungahlin Homestead is a former pastoral property dating from the 19th century.  The Homestead was built in two major stages –
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National Trust gives voice to Western Australia’s Heritage

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National Trust of Western Australia President Max Kay Cit WA said this year’s Festival theme, Having a Voice, acknowledges the 50th anniversary of the 1967 referendum enabling Aboriginal people to be subject to commonwealth laws and counted in the national census.   “Community groups across the state have also embraced the theme to
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Australian Heritage Festival Events Available Now!

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Celebrate Queensland's heritage places and people - 18 April to 21 May 2017.
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2017 Australian Heritage Festival WA Program

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The Australian Heritage Festival is Australia’s biggest annual community-driven heritage festival.   Western Australia’s contribution to the festival sees over 130 events and over tens of thousands of visitors each year.   The WA festival program of natural, Aboriginal and historic focused events provides an opportunity for communities, individuals, local
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Connecting WA Heritage and History

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With the theme of “CONNECTIONS” the conference sessions will provide delegates the opportunity to explore the threads that connect places with their past and discuss how history helps our understanding of heritage. The format will bring together a broad range of presentations, creating partnerships and links within and across groups
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Funding for Jarrahdale Mill Manager’s House upgrade

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The Hon Tony Simpson MLA, Member for Darling Range, presented a cheque on behalf of the Peel Development Commission to National Trust of Western Australia CEO Mr Julian Donaldson on 31 January 2017.   Mr Donaldson said community use of the Mill Manager’s house was a vital consideration in the
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Nominate now to the Queensland Heritage Awards

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Do you know of a heritage project or a person whose activities deserve recognition?
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Belle Magazine covers At Home

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Belle Magazine‘s Karen McCartney has written a great article about At Home, the exhibition currently showing at Old Government House in Parramatta Park, Sydney. At Home has received some wonderful coverage in the press and it sets the scene for a series of upcoming exhibitions at Old Government House that
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Realising a Perth resistance fighter

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The National Trust will connect the Perth community to Fanny Balbuk Yooreel with $40k Lotterywest funding and valued partners including Noongar Elders, City of Perth, Professor Sue Broomhall, ARC Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, WA Inspired Quilters, and the Department of Aboriginal Affairs. The project includes a
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Heritage Matters – Environment Panel Advisory Paper for the Greater Sydney Commission

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These organisations appreciate the opportunity to be involved in helping articulate the community’s voice on the importance of the environment in metro and district planning and utilised science and planning research and practice to inform its considerations. Panel members believe that the natural, heritage and local character environments of Sydney
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Australian Heritage Festival 2017

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Register your event now and be a part of the biggest annual community-driven heritage festival.
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