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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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Fanny Balbuk: Perth Resistance Fighter

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Edited by Gina Pickering, this publication provides an overview of the Fanny Balbuk Yooreel project that marked the 110th anniversary of her death. It includes exceptional and rarely heard insights from Perth’s Noongar Elder women about this passionate female resistance fighter who lived through the colonisation of Perth during the
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Wedge and Grey Shack Settlements Cultural Heritage Assessment

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The project was coordinated by the National Trust and was undertaken with assistance from the Wedge Island Progress Association and the Grey Conservation and Community Association. Both community groups also contributed financially to the project. The focus and scope of the project was to assess whether the two shack settlements
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Archaeology and Rock Art in the Dampier Archipelago

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These reports were commissioned by the National Trust of Western Australia, and made possible in part by AMERICAN EXPRESS through a program of the WORLD MONUMENTS FUND. Written by Dr Caroline Bird, MA (Cantab.), MA (STS) (Deakin) , PhD (West.Aust.) and Sylvia J Hallam, MA, FAHA (Fellow of the Australian
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1915 Western Mail War Souvenir

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National Trust Chair the Hon Michael Murray AM QC said the publication reflects the first year of Australia’s participation in WWI and includes an outstanding collection of images, commentary from leading identities and surprising advertisements produced for the1915 souvenir Christmas edition.   “The content presents extraordinary detail about the Western
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Sharing our Stories

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understanding the principles of heritage interpretation, and the role it plays in community development the processes of heritage interpretation the production of heritage policies, strategies and projects writing applications for grant funding to pay for the costs of skilled assistance and production. Download Sharing Our Stories
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Archaeology and rock art in the Dampier Archipelago

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A report prepared for the National Trust of Australia (WA)
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Bon Scott’s Memorial at Fremantle Cemetery

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Heritage assessment of the memorial to Fremantle-raised Bon Scott, lead singer of the highly popular band AC/DC.
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Rivers of Emotion

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Edited by Susan Broomhall and Gina Pickering. An emotional history of the Swan and Canning Rivers is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s Your Community Heritage Program Please be aware that this booklet includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and
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Guidelines for Interpretation of Aboriginal Heritage

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This document provides guidelines to ensure the respect, acknowledgment and ownership of Aboriginal place and story unfolds in a respectful and sensitive way for a variety of audiences.
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