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Advocacy Alert – Queen’s Wharf Development Brisbane

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National Trust Queensland Call to Action. Submissions close on Thursday 19th October at 4pm for the Queen’s Wharf Development. Find out more.  
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Luke Cornish wins Holding Redlich People’s Choice Award

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The portrait of Australian artist Ben Quilty was created using spray paint and stencils, multiple stencils layered up to achieve a semi photorealistic effect. Luke Cornish said he chose to paint Ben because ‘because he is, artistically and personally, somebody that I have an enormous amount of respect for’. “Using
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Winners of the 2017 Australian Marmalade Awards

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Australia’s best marmalades were named and tasted on Sunday 3 September at Olivewood Homestead, Renmark, as part of the second annual Australian Festival of Marmalade. More than 200 entries were received from across Australia, and even some from Europe, with separate competitions for artisan and home-made producers of marmalade.  
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Annual Appeal 2017

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The 2017 Annual Appeal for Como has now closed. A big thank you to all who have contributed, your support will help us protect Como for future generations.  Details on the commencement of works will follow later this year. Stay tuned for details!
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This year’s ACT Heritage Symposium

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This year’s ACT Heritage Symposium was a great success. Read the Program, Abstracts and Bio-Notes from each speaker to find out what was covered: Abstracts and Bio-Notes
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Time to get busy with marmalade

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The National Trust is challenging thousands of home-made and artisan marmalade makers in Australia’s suburbs and country towns to get busy in the kitchen and mark their mark in the national marmalade awards. Last year marmalade makers responded enthusiastically to the first Australian Marmalade Awards and a chance for a
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2017 Election of Board Directors

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In accordance with the National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) Act 1990, the 12 elected members of the Trust Board (of whom 6 are required to resign at the 2017 Annual General Meeting) must include at least two (2) persons who ordinarily reside in the Sydney metropolitan area and
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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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