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Regeneration and rejoicing at Cooma Cottage

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The project to conserve the natural environment surrounding the National Trust property was generously supported through the Australian Government’s Communities Environment Grant Program 2019 – 2020. The delayed anniversary celebrations took place in April 2021, and saw 55 hardworking volunteers signing up to help plant 800 trees. Before work commenced,
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Stormwater management at Maluga Passive Park

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Stormwater runoff negatively impacts our natural environment. This occurs when rain falls on impervious surfaces, such as roads, roofs, car parks and other hard surfaces. The stormwater picks up contaminants, including fertilizer, engine oil and litter, and carries them to a drain, and ultimately to the nearest river or pond.
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Installing vegetation buffers for Canterbury-Bankstown City Council

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Often our natural areas need protection from the built environment that surrounds it and it is often beneficial to create a ‘buffer’ area between the built and the natural environment to mitigate the negative effects of urbanisation. By rehabilitating damaged riparian areas with native plantings, we can protect our waterways
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Bush regeneration works for Liverpool Council

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Our goal is to rehabilitate the natural areas which have become degraded by invasive species and improve the natural environment for the long-term benefit of Liverpool and its community. To ensure longstanding success and to increase the chances of eradication, we use a holistic approach to weed management. Our method
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Rehabilitating bushland at Tunks Park West

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Tunks Park West is predominantly Hawkesbury Sandstone with Angophora woodland and a tall open forest of Eucalyptus pilularis and Angophora costata. It forms an important link with the adjoining Flat Rock Gully Reserve and nearby Primrose Park, providing vitally important habitat and a wildlife corridor for the fauna that inhabit
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Natural area expansion for City of Sydney

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Blackwattle Bay Park is a crucial open space for the local community. Important historical relics and structures are dotted around the park, and one of Sydney’s favourite coastal walks, the Glebe Foreshore Walk, runs through it. Our project goals were: To create a new natural area comprising of native vegetation
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Fire management at Woolrych Reserve

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Woolrych Reserve is a small pocket of bush located in Davidson on the Northern Beaches, comprising of mainly Sydney Sandstone vegetation community species. Different wildlife are frequently spotted within the site, such as wallabies, who use the dense core shrub layer as protection and habitat. The main aspect of the
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Creek line restoration at Loftus Creek

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Loftus Creek is an important subcatchment which drains to the Woronora River of the Sydney Basin. One of the main values of this area is the connectivity it provides between a variety of habitats and its considerable ecological value. It is home to threatened species such as Powerful Owls, Sooty
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National Trust of Australia (NSW) Butler Bequest Grants for 2021/2022

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) administers the Paul William Butler Bequest, which has been set up to promote vintage and veteran cars.
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Tax Deductible Appeals

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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,
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Bushland Management

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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.
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Archive Research Services

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Archive records reveal a history of the community movement to preserve significant places for all Australians.
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Cemetery Conservation

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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.
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National Trust Register

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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.
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Significant Tree Register

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The National Trusts of Australia have collaborated to create a National Register of Significant Trees.
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