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EOI RELEASED: 12 Parliament Place East Melbourne

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Expressions of Interest (EOI) for the property are currently open.  Supporting documentation is available for download;   EOI Tasma terrace_Part A and B_2019 – the invitation and conditions of tender EOI Tasma terrace_Part C_2019 – response form (word version) EOI Tasma terrace_Part D_2019 – conservation policy statement   Key dates are; 12 February 2019 –
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Reconciliation Rocks Nominated

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The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Nominates Reconciliation Rocks to National Heritage List.
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Australian Heritage Festival 2019

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Celebrate our natural, historic and Indigenous heritage places by registering an event now. It is free to register. Visit the Australian Heritage Festival website for more details.  Registrations will close 29 March 2019.
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e-petition: Trees decline must be reversed

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e-Petition Trees decline must be reversed, closing date 15/03/2019 https://epetitions.act.gov.au/CurrentEPetition.aspx?PetId=100  
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Volunteer at Samson House

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Samson House is welcoming visitors! We are looking for more volunteers to help us open the doors and tell the stories of the entrepreneurial Samson family. With a bounty of history the house showcases the life of three generations of wealth, politics and community spirit in Fremantle. The house will
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Honours for National Trust (NSW) members in Australia Day 2019 Awards

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Les and Lois both received awards for their service to heritage protection. Les has been National Trust property manager at Armidale’s popular Saumarez Homestead since 2010. During that time he has received awards and recognition for the Homestead, including: TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, 2018, as a result of Achieving TripAdvisor
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Turning Up the Heat on Pests at Woodford Academy

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The innovative treatment is being undertaken by Modified Atmospheres and Simon de Montemas from Precision Pest Control and involves progressively heating the interiors of the Blue Mountains oldest building to 56ºC. The treatment targets pests such as borers and silverfish, both of which are notoriously damaging to historic buildings and
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Government supports Southern Highlands Regional Gallery at Retford Park

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Retford Park has received a $2,490,000 grant that will support the development of a regional gallery.
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2019 Prelude Residencies for six multi-genre Australian composers

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Sydney Australia 5 December 2018: Bundanon Trust announced today that six Australian composers have been awarded the Prelude residencies at four historic houses during 2019. Prelude is a national network of long-term residencies for Australian composers, housed in historic buildings and providing time and space for the creation of new work. In
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National Trust (NSW) Announces its Board of Directors for 2019

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National Trust (NSW) has announced its Board of Directors for 2019.
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Christmas Party 2018 at Cliftonwood – Sunday 2 December

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  Despite some showers in the morning, the day was fine – if a little windy!  This didn’t prevent 60 plus people enjoying the beautiful surroundings and the opportunity to inspect the house and the outbuildings and see work on restoring the shed.  We are grateful to the Yass and
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Golden Vale Homestead to host Prelude Composer in Residence

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Golden Vale Homestead has been included in the Prelude Composer in Residence program run by the Bundanon Trust.
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A Grindle Family Recipe!

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We are thrilled and excited to announce that Don Godden and Sharon Veale will be joining us for the Heritage Conference
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The Heritage Advocate Issue 2

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Welcome to Issue 2 of The Heritage Advocate!
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Site improvements at Strawberry Hill

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The National Trust has recently finished an important project at Strawberry Hill, funded by the State Government of Western Australia Royalties for Regions Program through the Great Southern Development Commission. Two years of work has delivered lots of behind the scenes investigation that will contribute to planning for the commemoration
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Volunteers and staff recognised at the 2018 Trust Honours Awards

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  2018 Honours Award recipients Honorary Life Membership: Elizabeth Ellis – Collections Committee Caroline Parker – Women’s Committee   Meritorious Service Award: Stella Downer – S.H. Ervin Gallery Advisory Committee Lisa Newell – Industrial Heritage Committee / National Trust Representative to the Heritage Council Richard Steele – Miss Traill’s House
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Request for expressions of interest to lease and/or develop

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Are you interested in leasing Bridgetown’s oldest building and/or redeveloping an iconic site on the banks of the Blackwood River? The National Trust of Western Australia is calling for expressions of interest to: 1. help find a long term use for this significant homestead on the banks of the Blackwood
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Planning the big picture for Sydney: Graham Quint says ‘we are seeking answers’

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Graham Quint, Director, Conservation at the National Trust (NSW) delivered a keynote address last night at the first Save Sydney Coalition Forum, held at NSW Parliament House. The forum centred on the theme Planning the big picture for Sydney: Voices of heritage, sustainability and the public good, convened by Dr
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My Fair Lady: The History of the Lindesay Christmas Fair

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Tucked into the hillside overlooking Sydney Harbour is Lindesay – the elegant Gothic Revival mansion built in 1834. The mansion’s interiors and gardens are a favourite for weddings, special occasions and film locations but for three days in November it transforms into a Christmas market filled with luxurious gift options
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AGM and Annual Report 2017-18

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Members are advised that the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 62nd  Annual General Meeting will commence at 11am on Saturday 24 November 2018. Location:  Rippon Lea Estate, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. Please RSVP by Friday 16 November 2018 via email rsvp@nattrust.com.au or phone (03) 9656 9889. The Annual Report for the National Trust of Australia
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Graham Quint to address Sydney planning forum

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The ‘Planning the Big Picture for Sydney’ forum will be held at NSW Parliament House on 13 November. It is designed to contribute to wider understandings in the community about the importance of heritage, sustainability and the public good. The Save Sydney Coalition (SSC) says Sydney’s rapid transformation is placing
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