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Queenstown News – May 2024

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Mt Lyell Mine ownership updates, Bay of Fires Season 2 and Penghana rated in the top 1% of Australian B&B's on Trip Advisor - coming in at number 7!
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Paint The Town Red – William Cuffay Spotlight

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This month we focus on William Cuffay. Tony Moore, Associate Professor at Monash University, interprets Cuffay’s legacy at Unshackled – the True Convict Story at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery:
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Work With Us – Marketing and Promotions Role

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National Trust Tasmania is seeking an experienced marketing officer to develop and implement a marketing plan for Tasmania’s unique, new tourism attraction, the Convict Memorial.
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Our Collections – Rosewood Flower Table

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National Trust collections continue to evolve, reflecting our evolving awareness of the cultural significance of our properties. An attractive rosewood flower table c1840 has recently been acquired for Clarendon.
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Clarendon Works Continue

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A Tasmanian Government Built Heritage Maintenance grant has allowed significant works programs at the Hobart Penitentiary Chapel and Clarendon.
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New Exhibition at Clarendon

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A new exhibition drawn from a private collection poses some interesting questions of what may have been the course of Tasmania’s history if the island had been claimed by France.
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Conservation Appeals – St Andrew’s Anglican Church, Evandale

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A devastating fire has led a much loved northern Tasmanian church to open a National Trust Conservation Appeal.
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Runnymede Under Threat

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The National Trust’s flagship property, Runnymede is under threat from an unsympathetic adjacent development.
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Launceston Heritage Under Threat

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Launceston faces the loss of two important heritage buildings.
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UNSHACKLED – The True Convict Story

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Two exhibitions under the Unshackled banner are open in Hobart this year.
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Zephaniah Williams, Chartist Convict

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A rare treasure from the Trust’s Latrobe Court House Museum has gone on exhibition at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery.
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Clarendon Renaissance

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Clarendon, the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)’s flagship property ten minutes south of Evandale is undergoing a renaissance.
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Built Heritage Maintenance Funding for Clarendon and Hobart Penitentiary

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The Hobart Penitentiary Chapel and Clarendon have benefitted from concerted works programs made possible by a Tasmanian Government Built Heritage Maintenance grant.
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Expression of Interest – National Trust Tasmania (NTT) Board Election 2023

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Expression of Interest - The Trust is committed to maintaining a skills-based Board; to gender equality; and to regional representation.  It has considered the expertise of current Board members as well as future needs. The Board is also committed to implementing a strategic and sustainable vision for the NTT, its properties, collections, landscapes, gardens, and programs. 
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Annual General Meeting 2022

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When: Sunday, 30 October 2022 – 3pm Where: Franklin House 413 Hobart Road, Youngtown, 7249 Cost: Free Bookings: For the purposes of catering please RSVP by Tuesday 25 October 2022 https://nationaltrusttas.rezdy.com/526464/national-trust-of-australia-tasmania-agm-2022 or call (03) 6344 6233 email: admin@nationaltrusttas.org.au AGM Documents: 2022 Agenda: 2022 AGM Agenda 30 OCTOBER 2022 2022 Chairman’s
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$1,000 donation launches Clarendon Raise the roof crowdfunding campaign

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After many months of filling buckets and mopping floors, re-roofing has been commissioned at the historic Clarendon House at Evandale in Northern Tasmania after $261,000 was secured in Australian Government funding under the Tasmanian Jobs and Growth Package.
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Realising the Potential

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The Realizing the Potential Northern Tasmania's Heritage Assets Project had its origins in discussions between Tourism Tasmania, Northern Tasmania Development and the National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) about the important contribution that heritage makes to Tasmania's and in particular Northern Tasmania's tourism appeal.
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Annual General Meeting

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Sunday 19 October 2014 Commencing at 2.00pm Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site Cnr. Brisbane & Campbell Streets, Hobart The general nature of business to be transacted will be to receive and adopt the Balance Sheet & Accounts for the year ended 30 June 2014, to receive the Annual Report, to announce
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Mandy Hunniford Evening

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  After some bubbles and nibbles and a chance to view Mandy’s artwork on the walls of Clarendon, Mathew Smithies, Managing Director, National Trust Tasmania welcomed award winning artist, Mandy Hunniford and Richard Mulvaney, Director, Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery to take their chairs for a candid conversation. The
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The Australian Fly Fishing Museum at Clarendon

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  Walking up the nationally significant elm avenue at Clarendon on a frosty Tasmanian morning with the ground crunching under my feet, on my way to the first committee meeting of the Australian Fly fishing Museum, I had a feeling of great excitement about the project. At the National Trust
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Gifting Runnymede to the National Trust

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A special event marking not only an important occasion for the National Trust Tasmania, it also marks a turning point in the way and manner in which Runnymede will be presented to the public well into the future. National Trust Tasmania Chairman, Ray Foley quotation for use: “The decision by
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