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2019/2020 Holiday Period Opening Hours for National Trust (NSW) Properties

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Cooma Cottage: Closed 22 December 2019 – 11 January 2020. Dundullimal Homestead: Closed 17 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January 2020. Everglades House and Garden: Closed 25 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Experiment Farm Cottage: Closed 16 December 2019 – 26 December 2019. Closed 1 January
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National Trust properties to close due to Bushfire Risks

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We are following recommendations from the New South Wales Rural Fire Service and closing the following properties in high risk areas on 12 November 2019: Everglades House & Gardens in Leura Woodford Academy in Woodford Norman Lindsay Gallery in Faulconbridge Given that many of our staff and volunteers at Old
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Norfolk Island Tour Report

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National Trust (ACT) Norfolk Island Tour: August 2019 Norfolk Island has to be one of my most favourite islands in the sun. It has a temperate climate and an extraordinary mix of dark and light, both metaphorically and literally. There is deep time geology, magnificent flora, evidence of a fascinating
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2020 Desk Diaries now available

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The countdown to Christmas is on and the 2020 National Trust Desk Diary is now available for purchase and will make the ideal gift for yourself or a loved one.
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New visitor orientation hub at Strawberry Hill

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Media Release The National Trust is excited to announce construction of a new building that will improve the visitor experience at Strawberry Hill. Designed by Denmark’s PTX Architects with input from Menang Traditional Owners and site volunteers, the new hub will increase accessibility and introduce visitors to the fascinating history
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Notice of 2019 Annual General Meeting

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Invitation from the President to attend our Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held on Friday 16 November 2018
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NTAV 63rd AGM & Annual Report 2018-19

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Members are advised that the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 63rd Annual General Meeting will commence at 11am on Saturday 23 November 2019. Location:  Gulf Station, 1029 Melba Highway, Yarra Glen Please RSVP by Friday 15 November 2019 via email to rsvp@nattrust.com.au or phone (03) 9656 9889.   The Annual Report for the
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HERITAGE & WELLBEING INDICATORS SURVEY

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MEDIA RELEASE For Immediate Release HERITAGE & WELLBEING INDICATORS SURVEY Heritage is important and greatly influences our wellbeing. Canberra was uniquely conceived as a city in the bush.  A National Capital worthy of the aspirations, passions, values and patriotism of the nation.  The values that underpinned the design of Canberra
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Koalas could be extinct in 30 years in NSW: National Trust responds with new conservation policy and calls for action and change

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Why now? Evidence presented to the NSW Legislative Council Inquiry on 16 August 2019 indicated that the (former) Office of Environment and Heritage identified more than 100,000 hectares of core koala habitat (koala hubs) across New South Wales. The evidence further indicated that, at the present time, only 16 per
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The National Trust opposes the proposed demolition of the former Globe Theatre in Sydney

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The Globe Theatre, located on George Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, is the imposing two-storey building beside the former Gowings store. It was designed by Clarence Backhouse. What is special about The Globe Theatre? The theatre’s Romanesque style façade has been a landmark with irreplaceable streetscape value for
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2019 Australian Marmalade Awards Winners

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  The winners of the Australian Marmalade Awards were announced on Sunday at Beaumont House as part of the Festival of Marmalade.   Congratulations! The following people have won gold awards for their marmalades in the home-made competition.   Home-made Gold Janet MacDonald (from Vic, by phone) – mandarin marmalade
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The who’s who of Australian Art rehung at Retford Park

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This highly anticipated annual event welcomes guests into the former home of the late Mr James Fairfax AC to be immersed in experiences that bring art, collecting, giving and creative expression to life. Guests are able to choose from various experiences including day tours, sunset tours, dinner for 40 people
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NOTICE: James Cook Museum closure

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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) will close James Cook Museum, Cooktown from 10th October 2019 for essential conservation works and curatorial refresh.
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NSW Volunteer of the Year Awards 2019

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Two volunteering teams and eight individual volunteers from the nomination made by the National Trust (NSW) were selected for judging to receive a certificate of acknowledgement. Teams: Friends of Grossman House Catering Team The Friends of Grossman House Catering Team is led by Gail Johnston and comprises of 10 –
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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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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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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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