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Casual cleaner required for two National Trust historic houses

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Help wanted! A casual cleaner is required for two National Trust historic houses: Woodbridge (West Midland) – 3 hrs per week (day negotiable), and Peninsula Farm (Maylands) – Monday mornings 1 hr plus Friday mornings 3 hrs. Total of 7 hrs per week, $25 per hr. For more details please
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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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A fabulous write-up in Belle Magazine for 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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National Trust (NSW) welcomes new Director, Elaine Lawson

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Mrs Lawson is a Heritage and Curatorial Consultant whose links to the National Trust go back to the 1980s, when she was a member of the ACT Women’s Committee. Her goal is to foster a closer relationship between the Trust and Government with the aim of protecting our cultural heritage
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For Lease at Myilly Point Heritage Precinct!

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Magistrates House & Mines House  Now for Lease!   National Trust NT is seeking expressions of interest from organisations and businesses that might be interested in a commercial lease of either of these two iconic, heritage listed properties. Please contact George Vrodos at Property Shop Darwin on 0412 893 11
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National Trust welcomes lead role in Sunset Heritage Precinct future

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Mr Murray said he was delighted with the decision, which would strengthen Sunset Heritage Precinct’s continuing transformation into a significant community space which provided creative arts and cultural facilities.   Built in 1904, the place was originally Claremont Old Men’s Home and housed aged agricultural and pastoral workers as well
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National Trust of SA 2016 Volunteer Awards

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  2016 Volunteer Awards Mocatta Award Anthony Presgrave Anthony has been a member of the National Trust for 44 years and has played a leading role in a number of projects during that time, including ‘Australia’s first mobile home’, the ‘barrage house purchase and siting’, historic beam engine restoration, archive
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Winners of the Australian Festival Marmalade Competition Announced

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Jane Hasell-McCosh from Dalemain Estate, Chair of Judges: “As founder of the international Worlds Original Marmalade Awards and Festival it was a great pleasure to be in Adelaide for the inaugural Australian Marmalade Awards and festival. We spent a day sampling all the entries (my idea of heaven) and we
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National Trust announces Inaugural 2017 Prelude Composer in Residence at Gallop House

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Dr Francis said he was honoured by the gift of the residency which provides the creative sanctuary of National Trust property Gallop House in Dalkeith over twelve months.   “There were not many opportunities in the world like this and it’s a thrill to have the craft of composition respected
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Annual Report 2015-16

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The Annual Report for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is now available. Download the Annual Report 2015-16.  
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Olive Oil History, Market, Tasting &Tours

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Come along and enjoy Beaumont House Olive Oil Day, Olive Oil History, Tasting & tours. This year, our second annual celebration of Olive Oil at Beaumont House, we welcome Olives SA, the peak producer organisation.  
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National Trust Calls for Greater Penalties for Illegal Demolition

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Following the demolition of the Carlton Inn last week, The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has joined other groups including the Resurrect the Corkman Working Group established by students of Melbourne Law School, the CFMEU, and Carlton Residents Association, to call for the State Government to urgently review penalties for
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National Trust (NSW) Board Elections

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Have you voted in the Board Elections yet? Voting papers were posted with National Trust Magazine last week. The ballot closes on Friday 18th November 2016 at 5.00pm.
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Vale Captain Ralph McDonell OAM

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  Ralph McDonell left his mark through a lifetime of support to Polly Woodside. In particular at the Melbourne Maritime Museum, where as the President of the Polly Woodside Volunteers Association his skills, knowledge, enthusiasm and interest in people and the ship shone. His wood carvings take pride of place in
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