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Avondale Farm Bush Reserve Busy Bee

wa 22 Jun 2019 - 23 Jun 2019
The National Trust, in partnership with the Shire of Beverley have implemented measures to improve the quality of the bush and to enhance education and tourism programs. Volunteers are needed to help with the bush management program and garden bed planting over these two days. If you are interested in
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Australian Heritage Tourism Conference Presenters

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  Dr. Ang Ming Chee, Director, George Town World Heritage George Town, Malaysia, is a World Heritage listed site, and George Town World Heritage Incorporated is a state heritage agency established by the Penang State Government. The team, led by Dr Ang Ming Chee, is dedicated to managing, safeguarding and promoting George Town
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A Few Mad People

nsw 6 Jul 2019 - 4 Aug 2019
In July 2019, Retford Park will host the final retrospective of Southern Highlands artist, Robert Curtis.
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Heritage Walk 28 Aranda Bushland

act 22 Sep 2019
This walk in the shadow of Black Mountain takes us through Aranda Bushland Nature Reserve and several layers of ACT history. The Reserve protects a grassland remnant, a now much diminished ecosystem in the ACT and beyond. We will visit a stand of snow gums far from their usual high
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Heritage Walk 27 Griffin’s Lost Lines in Russell, Campbell and Reid

act 25 Aug 2019
This walk is for those who like to uncover mysteries. If you know where to look in inner Canberra, traces can be found of what came before and after Walter Burley Griffin’s modern city.  There was once a small road-side building in Reid that was the district’s data link to the wider world.  Roads and a railway
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Heritage Walk 26 North Mulligans

act 28 Jul 2019
After car pooling at our meeting point we’ll drive to ACT Heritage listed Elm Grove, a fine example of a pastoral property that demonstrates the way of life of immigrant graziers who settled in the Canberra area from 1840. In recent years the paddocks, where sheep grazed for 150 years,
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Proposed Apartment Tower in Brisbane Raises Concerns for Heritage-listed Building

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National Trust of Australia (Queensland) Advocacy Manager, Jane Alexander, recently spoke to 4BC regarding a proposed apartment tower in Brisbane that will cantilever a late 1800s heritage-listed building. Learn more about this by listening to her interview below:   The Courier Mail also covered this issue, read their recent article
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Celebrating the 2,000 who ‘Make a World of Difference’ to us

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The National Trust (NSW) President, Brian Powyer, will this week celebrate with volunteers at the National Trust Centre at Observatory Hill for National Volunteers Week. Two thousand volunteers across the organisation are being acknowledged with communication from the National Trust (NSW) CEO, Debbie Mills and certificates will be presented to
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MEDIA RELEASE: 2019 Victorian Tree of the Year

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The National Trust of Australia (Victoria) is excited to announce the 2019 Victorian Tree of the Year as the River Red Gum in Bulleen. The River Red Gum received an impressive 1,045 out of total 3,669 votes and took out the coveted title over the other 10 significant trees shortlisted.
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NSW Reconciliation Art Challenge at Brough House

nsw 28 Jun 2019 - 21 Jul 2019
We are very proud to be showing this exhibition, which has will display the artwork of New South Wales school students from 2018, who have taken up the challenge of portraying the theme of Reconciliation – “Speaking and Listening from the Heart”. The exhibition showcases young people’s visions for their
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Inside the official home of our Prime Ministers

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Glimpse inside the official homes of our Prime Ministers – Kirribilli House and The Lodge.
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Australian Heritage Festival

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Final weekend 17-19 May! The Australian Heritage Festival in Western Australia is proudly supported by Lotterywest. This is it! It’s your last chance to enjoy what this festival has on offer. Visit the website HERE to explore more events and plan your festival. Perth Central Explore Perth with the Hooves to Highways look
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Launch of volunteering campaign for National Trust (NSW)

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The launch of the recruitment campaign follows the recent appointment of Melissa Green to the position of Volunteer Coordinator and will kick off during National Volunteering Week (20 -26 May, 2019) at the Goulburn Mulwarree Volunteer Expo. The state-wide campaign to recruit volunteers across the organisation will begin with a focus
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Museums and Galleries National Awards Winners!

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Two innovative National Trust of Western Australia projects – REST at East Perth Cemeteries and Ellensbrook at Mokidup – were applauded at the prestigious Museums and Galleries National Awards in Alice Springs last night. REST at East Perth Cemeteries won the Interpretation, Learning & Engagement Award in the Level 2
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Looking at Architecture: Randwick Day (Members Only)

nsw 13 Aug 2019
Proclaimed as a Municipality in February 1859, and as a City in 1990, Randwick has a rich history and a number of heritage buildings. Cost: National Trust Members – $40.00 National Trust Youth Members (12-20yrs) – $20.00 BOOK ONLINE Sessions Morning Session – 10:30am – 12:30pm Afternoon Session – 1:00pm
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Tour NSW Parliament House & Government House

nsw 30 Aug 2019
  Following morning tea at NSW Parliament House enjoy a guided tour of both of these historic houses. Parliament House was originally the residence of the Chief Surgeon of the “Rum Hospital” (1811-1816) and is Australia’s first and oldest Parliament. Government House, Sydney is currently the residence of the 38th
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The 2019 National Trust Heritage Awards in photos

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The National Trust (NSW) announced the winners of its annual National Trust Heritage Awards on 10 May, 2019. This year marks the 25th anniversary of these important awards that acknowledge the greatest innovation, conservation, education and advocacy with a view to preserving or protecting natural, built and cultural heritage in
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Heritage Walk 23 Pastoral Harrison to Gubur Dhaura

act 23 Jun 2019
Three distinct eras will be on show as we walk along the historic Well Station Track to Gungaderra Homestead then across Flemington Road with its light rail, up to Gubur Dhaura—an Aboriginal cultural site. In the lead up to NAIDOC week, Ngunawal elder Wally Bell will share knowledge at this
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David Burdon’s address to National Trust Heritage Awards

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  In 1956 the architectural historian Morton Herman saw what was coming and rushed to produce his book “The Architecture of Victorian Sydney”. Before he had even got the manuscript to the publishers 19 more buildings shown in his publication had been demolished. Today, walking the streets of Parramatta or
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ANZAC memorial and Hyde Park private tour

nsw 8 Aug 2019 - 5 Sep 2019
Built and funded by the people of NSW to commemorate those who served in the First World War, the ANZAC Memorial is one of our State’s most significant cultural and commemorative institutes. (It is also the winner of the Judges Choice Award at this year’s National Trust Heritage Awards!) Of particular interest
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Lior – ‘Between you and me’ at Rippon Lea Estate Ballroom

vic 2 Jul 2019
As part of the Glen Eira Storytelling Festival secure your place to see Lior, one of Australia’s most successful singer-songwriters renowned for his beautiful voice. Lior will perform an intimate concert of songs drawn from his latest album – ‘Between You and Me’ as well as selections from his vast back
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