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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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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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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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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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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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Lifetime Membership Nomination – Trevor Horman

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Director of National Trust of Australia NT.   It gives me great pleasure in nominating, Mr Trevor C Horman AM for Honouree Life Membership to the National Trust of Australia NT in recognition of his Service to the National Trust NT. Trevor First joined the National Trust of Australia NT
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The Mayor of Alice Springs, Damien Ryan’s Speech – 60th Anniversary Dinner

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Good evening and welcome to the National Trust NT 60th Anniversary Dinner. I’d like to acknowledge the Central Arrernte people who are the traditional owners and custodians of Alice Springs. What an honour it is to be here tonight to help celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the National Trust. As
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Jones Store Conservation Work by Eddie Webber

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Newcastle Waters Jones Store Repairs and Maintenance Period 14.8.2018 – 22.8.2018. Volunteer hours.100 hours. Travel to Newcastle Waters 14th return Darwin 22nd. A considerable amount of work was undertaken in this period as we are now in a position to work from room to room. Not all work will be
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Talk by Wayne Kraft, Chairman of the Heritage Advisory Council – Alice Spring’s AGM

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Conservation of Heritage in the Territory G’Day.   After an enduring effort by Bill Low, spanning a number of years, I finally stand here today to speak to you this afternoon.   Firstly, a bit of my own personal history. I first arrived in Tennant Creek in 1972 as an
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Lifetime Membership Nomination Letter – Judy Richardson

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On behalf of the Larrakeyah Branch Committee, it gives me great pleasure in nominating, Ms Judy Richardson for Honorary Life Membership to the National Trust of Australia NT in recognition of her Service to the National Trust NT. Judy first joined the National Trust of Australia as a Member back
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60th Anniversary Dinner Report by Anouska Zerna

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In 2018 the National Trust (NT) celebrated 60 years since its initial formation in Alice Springs. A dinner was held on November 3 2018, the anniversary of the public meeting at which the organisation was formed. The dinner was held between 6.30-10.30 pm on November 3, 2018, at the Pioneer
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