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2019 Award Winners

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2019 Award Winners
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Arafura Music Collective

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Arafura Music Collective brings Darwin audiences another stunning chamber music performance on Sunday 22 September at the Darwin Entertainment Centre at 8pm. Book now for Love and Dreaming to avoid disappointment! Book Now   Love & Dreaming features the Juliet Letters as performed by Elvis Costello and the Brodsky Quartet, with vocalists,
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NTAQ Heritage Award Nomination 2019_Final 6-8
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Book Review

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Rediscovering the Overland Telegraph Line by Earl and Wendy James In 1984, the National Trust NT commissioned three Darwin surveyors to report on the remains of parts of the NT section of the Overland Telegraph Line between Adelaide and Darwin that opened in September 1872. In Darwin, the line joined
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Election 2019

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Northern Territory Council elections 2019 In July, members of the National Trust will be electing five representatives from across the Territory to the Council of the National Trust. At the same time, four representatives from branches will be confirmed in their position as Branch Councillors. You will also need to
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Alice Springs Heritage Festival 2019

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The Festival launch was held on Saturday 6 April.  The Town Crier started off proceedings and the festival was officially launched by The Hon. Lauren Moss, Minister for Tourism, Sport & Culture at the Old Timers Museum. The Rotary Club of Stuart put on a delicious BBQ Breakfast.  Later that day
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Darwin Heritage Festival Report 2019

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The Heritage Festival is over for another year! Usually held in April, dates were changed this year to 5 May through to 19 May, so as not to run over Easter, Anzac Day and the Arafura Games. The launch took place in Raintree Park with a beautifully restored 1927 Chevy
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Barbara James Memorial Lecture

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SPEECH BY HER HONOUR THE HONOURABLE VICKI O’HALLORAN AM ADMINISTRATOR OF THE NORTHERN TERRITORY ON THE OCCASION OF THE Barbara James Memorial Lecture Burnett House, Darwin Wednesday 15 May 2019 Introduction Hello and good evening everyone. I acknowledge the Larrakia People – the traditional owners of the beautiful lands and
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Seeking Tenants for Les Hansen House

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Les Hansen House, 11 Stuart Terrace, Alice Springs The National Trust (NT) is looking for reliable tenants to maintain the property and gardens in return for a substantially reduced rent. If you would like any further information or to view the property, please contact David on 0439 803 685. Designed
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Proposed Apartment Tower in Brisbane Raises Concerns for Heritage-listed Building

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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Advocacy Manager, Jane Alexander, recently spoke to 4BC regarding a proposed apartment tower in Brisbane that will cantilever a late 1800s heritage-listed building. Learn more about this by listening to her interview below:   The Courier Mail also covered this issue, read their recent article
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Federal Election Priorities for Heritage: A Statement from the National Trusts of Australia April 2019

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The National Trusts of Australia comprises eight community-based, non-government, not-for-profit organisations. We are a member-based, not-for-profit charity that represents the interests of more than 80,000 members across Australia. The National Trusts of Australia Federal Election Priorities for Heritage outlines the heritage issues we are advocating for in the 2019 Federal
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Jones Store repairs & maintenance April 2019

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Repairs and Maintenance Jones Store Newcastle Waters April 2019. Work undertaken Period 2nd April to 7th April.   Estimated Volunteer time 120 hours. While Cyclone Trevor delivered little rain to the Barkly region, it caused strong winds in some areas. The Ablution block at Jones Store was in poor condition with
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Australian Heritage Festival connects people, places and the past on World Heritage Day

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The National Trust of Australia will bring the community together to celebrate the rich and diverse cultural, natural and built heritage of every state and territory with the Australian Heritage Festival in 2019. Launching on 18 April 2019 – World Heritage Day – and running until 19 May, the community
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Climate change: the tide is turning

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– By Graham Quint, Director, Conservation ABC News recently reported on a NASA led study into the melting of the Western Antarctica Thwaites Glacier, which is twice the size of Tasmania. Scientists have estimated that up to 14 billion tonnes of ice have melted in the past three years leaving
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Anzac Hill High School

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The National Trust believes that the former Anzac Hill High School must be retained because of its incredible historical importance in Central Australia. The old school was entered on the National Trust’s Register of Significant Places on 8 June 1999. The Statement of Significance in the Register reads: This place marks a
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Brenda Shields joins National Trust Council

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Brenda Shields joined the Council of the National Trust of Australia (NT) on Saturday.  The Council is the governing body of the National Trust in the Northern Territory and Mrs Shields will represent the McDouall Stuart Branch, based in Alice Springs. Mrs Shields was born in Alice Springs. Her people
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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) nominates Reconciliation Rocks, Cooktown, to Australia’s National Heritage List

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On the 11th anniversary of Australia’s National Apology to the Stolen Generations, the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) nominated Reconciliation Rocks, Cooktown, to Australia’s National Heritage List for its outstanding value to the nation. Our Advocacy Manager Jane Alexander discusses the nomination with ABC Far North – listen here and
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Family Fun Back to 1869 Event

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A ‘Family Fun back to 1869 Event’ will be held at Darwin Waterfront on Saturday 2 February between 9am-1pm as part of the 150th Anniversary of the Founding of Darwin. Join us for some good old fashioned fun and merriment!
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