result thumbnail

New home for Tender Care

wa
Media Release Bridgedale, a historically significant property in Bridgetown that is managed by the National Trust of Western Australia, will be the new home of Tender Care, a West Australian charity focused on community mental health. With the upgrade works now completed, the National Trust and Tender Care are looking
more
result thumbnail

Canberra’s original aerodrome site subject to DA

act
The National Trust (ACT) is preparing a nomination for listing on the ACT Heritage Register of the site of the original Canberra Aerodrome and has requested the deferral of consideration of the DA for the Common Ground development on the site. Letter re development of original Canberra Aerodrome  
more
result thumbnail

50 Golden Years of Woodbridge

wa
Since opening its doors, Woodbridge has become an important place for the community. Whether learning about its significant history or enjoying lunch at the café, Woodbridge provides a tranquil escape and an insight into life in the late nineteenth century. While exploring the land of the Wadjuk Noongar people in
more
result thumbnail

The National Trust (NSW) Celebrates its 75th Anniversary Today

nsw
The National Trust of Australia (NSW) is celebrating its 75th Anniversary today. Australia’s oldest conservation charity committed to the preservation, education and interpretation, and protection of our built, natural and cultural heritage. The National Trust was officially founded in New South Wales on 6 April 1945.
more
default image 4

A Powerhouse on Heritage

nsw
Cheryl Bates joined the National Trust in 1983 and became an Executive Committee member of the Parramatta Regional Branch in 2010. Today, she is an influential voice on heritage to local Government, on regional State Heritage Listings and in harnessing the community movement with affiliated organisations and groups.
more
result thumbnail

Heritage at Home: Kids

vic
During this challenging time, we recognise that children are spending more time indoors, requiring stimulating activities that get their creative juices flowing and keep their minds working. To stave off boredom and complaining, we've created some National Trust themed activities that can be easily printed at home.
more
Curtin Family Home

Curtin Family Home

wa
This former home of Australian Prime Minister John Curtin is located in the beachside suburb of Cottesloe and is available for short and long term rent. Relax and unwind in this comfortable home with family or friends close to the beach and a range of seaside amenities. John Curtin, wartime
more
result thumbnail

A message from our Chief Executive Officer

wa
National Trust’s places throughout Western Australia have been temporarily closed and all events have been cancelled until further notice. In the interest of keeping all of our staff safe, we have also closed our offices at the Old Observatory with staff now working from home. Though our places are currently closed, most
more
result thumbnail

Exterior urns reflect original construction

wa
Six replica urns were installed on the Woodbridge tower and entry portico parapets bringing to fruition the interpretive approach of presenting the exterior as originally constructed. It was considered at the time to be “the finest and most innovative house in Western Australia”. National Trust CEO, Julian Donaldson said “This
more
default image 5

Important updates from NTAV on Coronavirus (COVID-19)

vic
For more news subscribe to our e-newsletter here and follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
more
result thumbnail

Heritage in Trust February 2020

act
The main article in this issue is about Ken Oliphant’s influence on Art Deco and Modernism on the Monaro. There is also an interesting article about the 250th Anniversary of Cook’s Exploration and reports on heritage issues and events. Click on the Front Cover below to read.
more
default image 8

Australian Heritage Festival 2020 is cancelled

nt
The National Trust of Australia is cancelling the 2020 Australian Heritage Festival in light of the COVID-19 public health emergency. The World Health Organization has announced that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a pandemic. The virus is contagious between people and of particular risk to people with existing medical conditions, people with
more
result thumbnail

The National Trust of Australia has announced it will cancel the Australian Heritage Festival for 2020

wa
The World Health Organization has announced that COVID-19 (Coronavirus) is a pandemic. The virus is contagious between people and of particular risk to people with existing medical conditions, people with reduced immunity and people of advanced age. The National Trust is a community organisation and we consider the health, wellbeing
more
default image 3

National Trust (NSW) Events and Property Closures: COVID-19

nsw
The National Trust (NSW) values the health and wellbeing of its staff, volunteers, members, visitors and supporters above all else. We have provided the most up-to-date information to our staff, at our heritage properties and to our volunteers on the importance of preventing, identifying and reducing the potential of infection. We are acting in accordance with health authority guidelines federally and in New South Wales to ensure the safety of the community in line with Government policy regarding COVID-19. We will update this news post as regularly as possible, and as circumstances change.
more
result thumbnail

2020 Salon des Refusés: The ‘Alternative Archibald and Wynne Prize Selection’ (9 May – 26 July)

nsw 9 May 2020 - 26 Jul 2020
The Archibald Prize is one of Australia’s most high profile and respected awards which attracts hundreds of entries each year and the S.H. Ervin Gallery’s ‘alternative’ selection has become a much anticipated feature of the Sydney scene. Each year, the panel is invited to go behind the scenes of the
more
default image 8

Members-only viewing: The Doctor Will See You Now

nsw 17 Aug 2020
This new exhibition at Experiment Farm Cottage will explore the often un-told stories of women’s health during the 1800s. Inside the home built by Surgeon John Harris, learn about the perils and oddities of childbirth, the prevalence and dangers of quack doctors, the attitudes towards reproductive education, and the support
more
result thumbnail

NSW Schools Reconciliation Exhibition (12 May – 13 June)

nsw 12 May 2020 - 13 Jun 2020
The Schools Reconciliation Challenge is one way for students to learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia and contribute positively to Australian society. Every year, students create artworks and stories inspired by a theme, and reflect on what reconciliation means to them. The theme in 2019 was “Speaking and
more
result thumbnail

Dangerous Discussions in the Dining Room – with guest speakers Whimn’s Editor & News Editor

nsw 13 Aug 2020
Join this ‘dangerous’ conversational journey while enjoying a four course meal prepared by the chefs at our onsite restaurant, Lachlan’s. As Editiors of Whimn, Eliza and Edwina are acutely aware of the historic marginalisation of women in the media. Whimn, which stands for ‘with her in mind’ aims to change
more
result thumbnail

National Trust Property Closures for Volunteer Wellbeing

wa
Media Release (Updated) In line with government regulations associated with the current COVID-19 outbreak, National Trust properties will be closed until further notice. This step is to ensure National Trust volunteers, who are mostly 60 years of age and older, and visitors are protected from potential exposure. Properties impacted: Avondale
more
result thumbnail

Remnants

nsw 18 Apr 2020 - 20 Jun 2020
Based in the Blue Mountains, Mandy has worked on street art projects in Australia, Germany, Singapore and South Africa under the pseudonym MAN.De and has exhibited in multiple group shows including K4 (Nürnberg), VIVID Ideas (Sydney), Grey Projects (Singapore), Refugees (Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre). For this exhibition, Mandy will source
more
result thumbnail

Armidale Farmers’ Market

nsw 12 Apr 2020 - 14 Jun 2020
Bring your family and friends to enjoy the beautiful homestead and heritage rose gardens. Find your favourite market stalls at Saumarez Homestead. Free entry to gardens and grounds Produce stalls Food and coffee stalls Family picnics Saumarez Café Guided tours and AGHS Heritage Rose Garden Tours (gold coin donation) Saumarez
more
Load More
loader spinner