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Private Lives: Labassa’s Artists (2020)

vic 10 Jan 2020
Labassa has nurtured Melbourne’s artistic life for more than 130 years. From grand opera to punk rock, from surrealist film to ceramic sculpture, Labassa has embraced it all. In the 1960s and 1970s the mansion was home to an artistic community of painters, writers, actors and musicians who drew inspiration
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Koalas could be extinct in 30 years in NSW: National Trust responds with new conservation policy and calls for action and change

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Why now? Evidence presented to the NSW Legislative Council Inquiry on 16 August 2019 indicated that the (former) Office of Environment and Heritage identified more than 100,000 hectares of core koala habitat (koala hubs) across New South Wales. The evidence further indicated that, at the present time, only 16 per
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The National Trust opposes the proposed demolition of the former Globe Theatre in Sydney

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The Globe Theatre, located on George Street in the heart of Sydney’s CBD, is the imposing two-storey building beside the former Gowings store. It was designed by Clarence Backhouse. What is special about The Globe Theatre? The theatre’s Romanesque style façade has been a landmark with irreplaceable streetscape value for
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Avondale Farm Cottages

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Bring family and friends and experience the Avon Valley’s rolling agricultural landscape while enjoying a weekend disconnected from city life. Explore the local district during the day and come back to the peace and big open night skies at night. Avondale is about 12kms west of the Wheatbelt town of
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Avondale Farm

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It passed through several hands before the government established a soldier settlement scheme here. When this was unsuccessful Avondale was set up as an agricultural research station. Several important agricultural breakthroughs were made here. In 1979 Avondale featured in the sesquicentenary celebrations morphing into a tourist destination. Now in the
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Christmas Party at Allwood

act 1 Dec 2019
  This year we are delighted to be visiting another historic property – Allwood – near Canberra, courtesy of the owners Rod and Judy Roberts who have restored the cottage. The heritage listed slab cottage was built in the late 1800s by district pioneers David and Agnes Rule. Enjoy the
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Looking at Architecture – Glebe

nsw 7 Apr 2020
Toxteth Park is an inner-city Sydney estate that was subdivided for residential development following the passing of prominent solicitor, Sir George Wigram Allen, in 1885. which was subdivided for residential development following his death. The Trustees of the Toxteth Park Estate stipulated that they would have the right to select
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Retford Park Christmas Shopping Weekend

nsw 30 Nov 2019 - 1 Dec 2019
10% off everything in the gift shop all weekend for members only (non-members can join on the day) We are thrilled to have been supplied with exclusive collectable Wedgwood ornamental ware – available in store now! FREE exquisite Wedgwood decoration to the first customer who spends over $50 on Saturday
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Annual General Meeting and Board of Directors Election 2019

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The following items are enclosed in your Voting Pack to enable National Trust Members to vote for the Board of Directors for 2019: Ballot Paper: one (1) for individual members, two (2) for joint members. A Candidate Information Pack: providing information on each Board Director candidate standing for election, including
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2019 Australian Marmalade Awards Winners

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  The winners of the Australian Marmalade Awards were announced on Sunday at Beaumont House as part of the Festival of Marmalade.   Congratulations! The following people have won gold awards for their marmalades in the home-made competition.   Home-made Gold Janet MacDonald (from Vic, by phone) – mandarin marmalade
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Burnside Branch Branch Members Christmas Party

sa 6 Dec 2019
Celebrate Christmas and the New Year with the Committee at this year’s Christmas Party at Beaumont House. Enjoy a sumptuous Christmas feast, some cheer and a chance to catch up with other members. Cost: Adult $20per person
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Trust Talks in Ipswich

qld 13 Oct 2019
Mid-Century Ipswich explores the growth of new suburbs and the changing streetscapes of Ipswich between the years 1946 and 1969. This was a period that saw Ipswich houses move away from the classic Queenslander, as housing styles transitioned from the Austerity designs of the immediate post-war era to architecturally designed
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The who’s who of Australian Art rehung at Retford Park

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This highly anticipated annual event welcomes guests into the former home of the late Mr James Fairfax AC to be immersed in experiences that bring art, collecting, giving and creative expression to life. Guests are able to choose from various experiences including day tours, sunset tours, dinner for 40 people
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NOTICE: James Cook Museum closure

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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) will close James Cook Museum, Cooktown from 10th October 2019 for essential conservation works and curatorial refresh.
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Trust Talk: Unlocking History with Maps and Survey Plans – Jeff Brown, Surveyor-General of the ACT

act 11 Nov 2019
Historical maps and survey plans contain a wealth of information provided you know how to interpret them and where to look. Jeff Brown, Surveyor-General of the ACT with over 40 years’ experience in the surveying profession, will describe some of the historic information on different map series and early survey
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Thank you for your donation

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Norman Lindsay Gallery

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Norman Lindsay Gallery is the Federation style sandstone cottage that captured the heart of, and fuelled the imagination for Australian icon Norman Lindsay. Since his passing, the walls and gardens have served as a gallery showcasing his many works to the public – however the condition of the gallery is
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Burnside Branch Members and Friends of Carrick Hill Function

sa 14 Nov 2019
Topic: TBC Presenter: TBC Cost: Adult $10pp
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Jazz Picnic in the Gardens 2019

wa 3 Nov 2019
Join us at Old Blythewood for our Annual Jazz Picnic in the Gardens! Bring a picnic, your jiving shoes and enjoy a beautiful spring afternoon. Take a stroll through the historic gardens, enjoy a guided tour of the house all while listening to the smooth sounds of jazz. The Trust’s
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Heritage Rose Display at Harper’s Mansion

nsw 15 Nov 2019 - 16 Nov 2019
Roses and Friends will have a selection of stunning roses available for purchase, plus books and botanical illustrations will also ve available to buy. You can bring along your unnamed rose for identification and ask the experts for advice on local growing conditions and where to source heritage roses.  
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