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The Story of Woodbridge House and its builder Charles Harper

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Through a historical study of events and individuals, John shares with us a deeper sense of place, a welcome addition to Western Australia’s history. John provides a delightful account of his grandfather’s pioneering efforts for the Western Australian community 110 years after his death. The publication tells of Harper’s experiences
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National Trust NSW Magazine – Oct to Dec2022

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In this final issue for 2022, we reflect on the power of heritage to help protect valuable places like the Bylong Valley, plus the National Trust's efforts to breathe new life into historic Comma Cottage in Yass. Heritage lovers looking for a unique country getaway can also find out about NSW's most intriguing heritage pubs.
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Weir Walk and O’Connor Trail

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More than 100 years ago, thousands of fortune seekers flocked to the eastern goldfields hoping to make their fortunes – but water proved more precious than gold. Chief Engineer CY O’Connor oversaw the design of a scheme that would take water from the Darling Scarp to the dry interior more
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National Trust NSW Magazine – July to Sept 2022

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Read about the incredible discovery of a 17th century Dutch Master painting at Woodford Academy in the Blue Mountains, find out why Retford Park has a special connection with dogs, and check out who scooped up the 2022 Heritage Awards. We hope you enjoy this edition.
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Heritage in Trust March 2022

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This quarter, placing names and naming places in the Parliamentary Triangle as well as the Canberra and Region Heritage Festival are being featured.
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National Trust NSW Magazine – April to June 2022

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Welcome to our second edition of the National Trust New South Wales Magazine for 2022. In this issue, we celebrate World Environment Day with a feature on bush heritage and caring for country. We also take a tour through historic Everglades House & Gardens to learn about much needed restorations for this heritage gem, and mark the 30th year of the Salon des Refuses exhibition. We hope you enjoy this edition, and we look forward to sharing more stories with you throughout the year.
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Ocean baths

National Trust NSW Magazine – Jan to Mar 2022

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Celebrate summer with a feature on NSW's precious and iconic ocean baths. Explore theatrical history by delving into the digital archives from the Metro Minerva. Learn about the conservation and restoration work made possible by our generous donors and supporters. Keep up to date with the latest news and advocacy to protect heritage in our state. We hope you enjoy this edition, and we look forward to sharing more stories with you throughout the year.
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National Trust NSW Magazine – Oct to Dec 2021

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This edition focuses on the importance and pleasure of landscapes. We shine a light on Mulgoa Valley, an oasis of natural and cultural heritage in Western Sydney under threat from development. We explore the history of one of Australia’s finest country heritage estates, Retford Park. We look at plans to revitalise historic landscapes at three iconic heritage properties. Plus, our Director of Conservation, David Burdon, uncovers signs of ‘unfinished business’ among some of our much-loved heritage buildings. We hope you enjoy this edition.
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Heritage in Trust November 2021

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Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre has celebrated 10 years, read how those 10 years panned out, check out the report and photos from the successful Heritage Polaris and read the issues that have caught the attention of the Heritage Committee…
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Euphonic Angels by Inge King

Your Trust in Action

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) continues to reach new heights thanks to our supporters who invest in the conservation, education, protection and celebration of our heritage.
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Heritage in Trust July 2021

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This issue features the second part of Peter Dowling’s article (part I is in the March issue) about the first Europeans on the Limestone Plains. It also includes notice of this year’s AGM, reports on heritage walks, what’s coming up and an article from last year’s winner of our UC
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Themes For Westralian Histories: Reading the Loved Land

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The Themes For Westralian Histories is a matrix for storytelling developed by public historian Dr Bruce Baskerville for the National Trust of Western Australia. The National Trust’s property portfolio has been built up over more than 60 years and, across the decades, places have often been acquired serendipitously rather than
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National Trust NSW Magazine Jul – Sep 2021

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In this edition, we celebrate the talented winners of this year’s National Trust Heritage Awards. We explore some fraught history of development and heritage in Sydney and consider the impact of several current proposals. Award-winning author Kate Grenville shares how conserved artworks helped inspire one of her best-loved books.
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Heritage in Trust March 2021

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Read about the first Europeans on the Limestone Plains, reports on our varied walks and talks, what’s planned for the Kingston Arts Precinct and more… Click on the cover below to read the full edition.
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National Trust NSW Magazine April – June 2021

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In this edition, we showcase efforts to rescue some beautiful artworks in our properties. We explore the heritage of Newcastle and consider how to bring about renewal while conserving heritage. And we ask what’s the difference between a street and a road. We hope you enjoy this edition, and we look forward to sharing more stories of heritage throughout the year.
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Heritage in Trust November 2020

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Here is the third and final issue of Heritage in Trust for 2020. The leading article is called ‘Is Canberra ‘Griffin’s City’?’, it also includes an update on the heritage nomination of the Canberra Aerodrome Remnants, a report on the Heritage Award results and much more… Click on the cover
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Heritage in Trust July 2020

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In this issue enjoy reading about: Mugga Mugga Cottage and the forgotton history of Canberra Heritage nomination of Canberra Aerodrome Remnants Strengthened heritage compliance laws  Lisa Russ, the 2019 National Trust ACT University of Canberra Prize Winner A self-guided walk report to Mt Painter Heritage Happenings Events to look forward
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Heritage in Trust February 2020

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The main article in this issue is about Ken Oliphant’s influence on Art Deco and Modernism on the Monaro. There is also an interesting article about the 250th Anniversary of Cook’s Exploration and reports on heritage issues and events. Click on the Front Cover below to read.
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Heritage in Trust November 2019

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Read about the discovery of the origins of the name of a Canberra suburb, the results of our annual Heritage Awards, what’s been happening and what to look forward to…click on the cover photo below….
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