These hand-forged, bronze plaques act as a symbol of recognition and protection. All plaques are subject to approval for properties and sites classified by the National Trust (NSW). To apply for a plaque for your heritage-listed home, contact our Archives team via the details below. Plaques in place at Speedwell more Archive records reveal a history of the community movement to preserve significant places for all Australians. more The National Trust of Australia (NSW) maintains a Register of landscapes, townscapes, buildings, industrial sites, cemeteries and other items or places which the Trust determines have cultural significance and are worth of conservation.
The Trust’s first Register, entitled ‘Register of Historic Buildings’, was first printed and issued publicly in 1967, some ten years before any state heritage Legislation. This Register was the first list of heritage items (buildings) in New South Wales, and possibly Australia.
The Register has been continuously maintained since its establishment and now contains in excess of 12,000 heritage places, landscapes and conservation areas. more The National Trust of Australia (NSW) administers the Paul William Butler Bequest, which has been set up to promote vintage and veteran cars. more The National Trust supports the carrying out of restoration works to properties of heritage significance by conducting tax deductible appeals. The procedure is simple and is carried out under the National Trust’s Tax Deductibility status within conditions laid down by the Australian Taxation Office. In the August 1957 Federal Budget, more The National Trusts of Australia have collaborated to create a National Register of Significant Trees. more Cemeteries are an important part of Australiaís past. The monuments of our ancestors provide a history of the nationís growth and a valuable insight into its development. more We provide a range of bushland management services to public and private landowners who require quality expertise to help manage conservation of bushland and biodiversity in the Greater Sydney region. more