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Policy

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Any enquiries regarding National Trust of Australia (Victoria) policies please phone (03) 9656 9808.
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Damage to Buildings on Clay Soils (1984)

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A report on the damage that may be caused by movements of the foundations of buildings on clay soils.
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Decorating with Wallpaper c. 1840-1914 (1987)

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A guide to assist in the conservation and restoration of buildings.
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Fences & Gates (1988)

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A guide to identification, conservation, and restoration of historic gates and fences c. 1840-1925.
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Lettering and Signs on Buildings c. 1850-1900

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A guide to identifying the styles of lettering and signs used on buildings between c. 1850 and 1900.
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Our Inter-War Houses (1991)

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A guide to recognizing, restoring, and extending houses of the 1920s and 1930s.
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Physical Investigation of a Building (1989)

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An approach to the archaeology of standing structures.
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Planting c. 1850-1900 (1982)

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A guide to the restoration, conservation and rehabilitation of early style Australian gardens and man-made landscapes.
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Principles of Cleaning Masonry Buildings (1982)

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A guide to assist in the cleaning on masonry buildings
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Wood Deterioration in Buildings (1987)

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A guide to the identification and treatment of wood deteriogens.
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Conservation & Restoration of Buildings – Preservation of Masonry Walls (1982)

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Preservation of Masonry Walls offers guidance on the care of heritage stone and brick walls.
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Conservation & Restoration of Buildings – Conservation of Roofs (1979)

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Conservation of Roofs offers guidance on the care of heritage roof styles.
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Exterior Paint Colours (1977)

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A guide on appropriate paint colours for the exteriors of hertiage buildings in Victoria.
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Caring for Historic Furniture

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Caring for Historic Furniture in Public Buildings was a two page pamphlet produced by the Historic Buildings Branch of the Ministry of Housing and Construction. Caring for Historic Furniture Please note the publication date of the bulletin when referring to them for information as heritage practice and statutory requirements may
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Australian Housing Styles

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Australian Housing Styles is a five page technical bulletin containing illustrations of architectural details from different periods. Australian Housing Styles Please note the publication date of the bulletin when referring to them for information as heritage practice and statutory requirements may have changed since publication.
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Polly Woodside – Melbourne’s Tall Ship

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The story of a small, late-century sailing ship, her builders and owners, her voyages and of the men who sailed her. Ann Gibson’s book provides an in-depth social history of one of Australia’s most significant historic vessels. The ship’s journeys around the world are presented in detail and the experiences of
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Labassa

Labassa

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By the 1880s, Melbourne was one of the wealthiest, most glamorous cities in the British Empire. Between 1885 and 1890, nine or ten buildings were completed in the city centre each week, many of them six to twelve storeys high. This heady decade opened with the completion of the Royal Exhibition Buildings, designed in the Renaissance revival style. In 1888-89 the Centennial Exhibition was staged there, a momentous event that signified Melbourne's high artistic, economic and social achievements. It was at this time that A. W. Robertson commissioned the architect J. A. B. Koch to transform Sylliott Hill into the opulent mansion Ontario. If the Royal Exhibition Building was Melbourne's public expression of confidence at this time, then Ontario, now known as Labassa, was a private one."
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The Story of Como House

The Story of Como

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Read the fascinating story of Como, its notable succession of occupants and their luxurious lifestyles in this landmark Melbourne house. The ninety five year occupancy by the Armytage family provides a rich insight into the social history of Melbourne’s upper class. This 20 page book features historic and contemporary illustrations and is an
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Our City

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Take a discovery tour of the city with some of our most loved Melburnians.
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Lost! Melbourneís Lost 100 iPhone App

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Open the door to some of the cityís lost and hidden buildings with the National Trust Victoriaís Lost! Melbourneís Lost 100 iPhone App.
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Trust Trees

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Use your iPhone to find the most important trees anywhere in Victoria listed on the National Trust's Register of Significant Trees.
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