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2019 Award Winners

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2019 Award Winners
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NTAQ Heritage Award Nomination 2019_Final 6-8
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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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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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The Heritage Advocate – Issue 1

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Welcome The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) is in an exciting phase of rejuvenation and we want to share our heritage news and advocacy actions with our members, followers and supporters. This is the first edition of our new e-newsletter, The Heritage Advocate. This quarterly newsletter will outline our heritage
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Down on the farm

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Many visitors to Wolston ask why the house is situated where it is. Since none of its original outbuildings remain, it isn’t immediately obvious that it was a farmhouse. It started out as a horse stud, developed by its first owner, Dr Stephen Simpson. Of course there were most likely
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National Trust Queensland Heritage Awards

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Have you been conducting conservation work on a heritage place, writing conservation plans, publishing in print or digital form, or been a member of a volunteer group? Please nominate to the National Trust Queensland Heritage Awards. Nominations will now close Friday 15 December 2016 and the Awards Presentation will be
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Tastes of the Twenties at Wolston Historic House

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Afternoon teas at Wolston Historic House are always popular, particularly our Devonshire Teas, served on our Tea Terrace, or under the shade of the 160 year old fig tree. Occasionally we like to offer variety and turn to authentic recipes of the twenties from a hand-written recipe book found in
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Austin Club visits the Inn

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Toowoomba Branch Volunteers were thrilled with the recent visit to the Royal Bull’s Head Inn by members of the Austin Motor Vehicle Club. The Volunteers provided the group with an extensive tour of the Inn and answered queries about the local area. There were of course a few questions to
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Wolston Clucky for Chickens

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Just moments after the scraps were fed to the chickens, the vultures (sorry, cockatoos) started gathering. Lucky there is chicken wire across the top of the pen too. Thwarted!!
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Dictionary Includes Indigenous Words

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An updated Australian National Dictionary has just been released and now includes over 500 Indigenous words. A Guugu Yimithirr word that Australians are already very familiar with is the anglicisation of ‘Gunguuru’ which was one of over 130 Guugu Yimithirr words recorded by James Cook and Joseph Banks when they
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Call for Nominations 2016

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When the National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Limited (NTAQ) was established on 1 July 2014 it comprised of nine directors referred to as “First Directors” under the clause 8.1(a) of the Constitution. The First Directors were appointed upon the registration of the company and are considered to be Governing Member
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