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Glen Eira Residents Free To Enter Gardens at Rippon Lea Estate – Media Release

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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) opens its gates to the City of Glen Eira The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) at the end of last year announced an exciting new partnership with the City of Glen Eira to open the gardens of Rippon Lea Estate free to local residents. Glen
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NTAV Appointment of Directors & Strategic Plan 2018 – 2022

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On Saturday 25 November 2017 at the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Annual General Meeting at Rippon Lea Estate it was announced the appointment of the following Directors to the Board; Kristin Stegley OAM Christina Dyson Lachlan Molesworth The Strategic Plan for the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 2018 – 2022 was officially launched at the
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NTAV Annual General Meeting & Annual Report 2016-17

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Members are advised that the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) 61st Annual General Meeting will commence at 11am on Saturday 25 November 2017. Location:  Rippon Lea Estate, 192 Hotham Street, Elsternwick. Please RSVP by 17 November 2017 via email rsvp@nattrust.com.au or phone (03) 9656 9889.   The Annual Report for the
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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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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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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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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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Victorian Government to revitalise Polly Woodside

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The Victorian Government is helping to revitalise our much-loved Polly Woodside. Minister for Planning Richard Wynne announced that Polly Woodside will receive $500,000 from the Living Heritage Program. Ms Kristin Stegley OAM, Chairman of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) said: Polly Woodside has welcomed many visitors and schools since
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Mountain Ash named inaugural Victorian Tree of the Year

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The Mountain Ash (Eucalyptus regnans), known as the ‘Kalatha Giant’, is thought to be at least 400 years old, 65 metres tall and the 7th largest tree in Victoria (by volume). The tree bears a very old scar at its heavily buttressed base (possibly from 1851) and is hollow all
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Vote for the Victorian Tree of the Year

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has been classifying significant trees since 1982. The inaugural Victorian Tree of the Year contest raises awareness for the conservation of Victoria’s natural heritage and the benefits that significant trees provide. The Victorian Tree of the Year winner will be a tree that has captured
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NTAV Appoints CEO

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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Chairman, Ms Kristin Stegley, today announced the appointment of Mr Simon Ambrose to the top job of Chief Executive Officer of the Victorian heritage agency. “The Board of the National Trust is delighted to announce that in its 60th anniversary year Simon Ambrose has been
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Registrations now open for the People’s Ground Conference

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Join us at The People’s Ground for Australia’s biggest ever gathering of heritage professionals and community advocates. The extraordinary Melbourne Cricket Ground—popularly “The People’s Ground”—is the inspiration for this conference. This acknowledges that heritage is for and about people and community. Whilst place is central to conceptions of heritage, is
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Vale – Rodney Davidson AO OBE

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On behalf of the members and staff, the Board of the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) expresses its deep sorrow at the passing of Rodney Davidson AO, OBE. Rodney played a crucial part in building the National Trust movement in both Victoria and in Australia. His work as Chair (1965
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National Education Heritage Conference 2016

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Join the National Trust for a National conference focusing on heritage education.
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New 8-storey tower proposed at former Pentridge Prison

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While it has been positive to see recent announcements about new initiatives at Pentridge’s Coburg Quarter that will activate the site, such as a new microbrewery and retail strip, a new masterplan being developed for the site is yet to be made available to the public. Submissions on the current proposal
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Rippon Lea Estate Visitor Access Improvement

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Statement from the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) announcing the Rippon Lea Estate visitor access improvement capital project. Rippon Lea Estate is set to undergo a $2.3 million upgrade to provide increased community access and improved visitor amenities. Over the next 18 months further parts of this national heritage listed
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Letter from the CEO

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I am honoured to have been appointed Acting CEO of the Trust in Victoria whilst the Board recruits a permanent CEO to replace Martin Purslow. That recruitment process has been started by the Board.   Martin achieved an incredible amount in his ten years heading the Trust, revitalising the organisation, breathing
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The Power of Transformation: The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition premiers at The National Trust’s stunning Barwon Park Mansion

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This summer, the power of transformation through fashion will transcend the silver screen to the National Trust’s Barwon Park Mansion at The Dressmaker Costume Exhibition. Costumes from the box office hit film, The Dressmaker, will be on display in an exclusive exhibition held at National Trust’s Barwon Park Mansion from
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Letter from the National Trust Chairman and the Board

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Dear Members and Friends, We write to you with messages of importance and good news. We are grateful to the membership for taking such a strong interest in the recent election of Directors. The four elected Directors are extremely committed to the work of the National Trust of Australia Victoria.
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Working together with Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria

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The National Trust has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with our partners Indigenous Architecture and Design Victoria.
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Trust reignites campaign to save iconic W Class Trams

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Together with Adam Dunning and community groups on Facebook, the Trust is alarmed that fully functional W Class trams are being sold off or given away following the recent decommissioning of Ws on several commuter routes.
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