Rhythm of Life: A Community Wellness Festival

nsw 9 Mar 2019 - 10 Mar 2019
Retford Park will bring together Southern Highlands practitioners and individuals for a weekend of wellness.

Mothers’ Day Sunday Tea at the Cottage

nsw 12 May 2019
Enjoy a tour of the house and an Italian themed morning tea on the veranda of Surgeon John Harris’s property, one of the first colonial homesteads in the region and sited on the colony’s first land grant to James Ruse, as you overlook the gardens.   Cost: Tour and Afternoon

Heritage Walk 20 Oaks Estate’s streets and houses

act 31 Mar 2019
  The landscape story this walk explores is about the Oaks Estate precinct viewed as an assemblage of intrinsic features of the built and natural environments.  The presence of the Molonglo and Queanbeyan Rivers in association with the landholdings, including “The Oaks” (1836), “the Robertsons’ house” (c.1912) the Queanbeyan Railway
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Historic Garden Island Tour

nsw 16 May 2019
The Naval Historical Society of Australia will take Trust members on a guided walking tour of the historic sites of Garden Island which are normally off-limits to the public.

An Afternoon in Allandale

nsw 30 Mar 2019
The early 20th century Allandale brandy distillery and bond store, which became the home and working studios in the 1970s,will be open from 1.30 until 4.30, on Saturday March 30. There will be three timed slots. Tickets include drinks and canapes. There are a number of works which are available

Honours for National Trust (NSW) members in Australia Day 2019 Awards

Les and Lois both received awards for their service to heritage protection. Les has been National Trust property manager at Armidale’s popular Saumarez Homestead since 2010. During that time he has received awards and recognition for the Homestead, including: TripAdvisor Hall of Fame, 2018, as a result of Achieving TripAdvisor

High Street Dramas at Grossmann & Brough

nsw 31 Jan 2019 - 24 Mar 2019
The High St Dramas, follows on from the highly successful collaboration with the Maitland Repertory Theatre in 2018, which resulted in the innovative Church St Dramas and introduced our audience to a very different way of viewing local history. For 3 weekends in March our main street will come to
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Samson House Guided Tours

wa 3 Mar 2019
Samson House will be open on the first Sunday of every month for guided tours starting in March 2019. Take a look into the lives of one of Fremantle’s most important families who arrived in the Swan River Colony on the first merchant ship, the Calista, on 5 August 1829. Two brothers, Lionel and
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Turning Up the Heat on Pests at Woodford Academy

The innovative treatment is being undertaken by Modified Atmospheres and Simon de Montemas from Precision Pest Control and involves progressively heating the interiors of the Blue Mountains oldest building to 56ºC. The treatment targets pests such as borers and silverfish, both of which are notoriously damaging to historic buildings and

Everglades: In the Wild, Improvisations on Australian Fauna

nsw 3 Feb 2019 - 24 Feb 2019
'In the Wild' is an exhibition of vibrant works on the theme of Australian fauna, by artist, Prue Mogg.

Labassa Open Day – Hats Off

vic 17 Feb 2019
Labassa welcomes the International Millinery Competition back for its third year! More than 80 headpieces will be displayed throughout the house during our monthly open day of the mansion.  The open day will include tours highlighting the story of the mansion, its owners and many residents. The tea rooms will
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Norfolk Island – 8 Day Tour

act 23 Aug 2019 - 30 Aug 2019
Norfolk Island, a tiny Australian island in the South Pacific Ocean, is defined by pine trees and jagged cliffs. Sandy beaches include Emily Bay, with reef-protected waters. Norfolk Island National Park offers views over palm forests from Mt. Pitt. In Kingston, the Norfolk Island Museum traces the island’s colourful past.

Great Noosa Trail Walk

qld 5 Oct 2019 - 7 Oct 2019
The National Trust of Australia (Queensland) is delighted to be a Presenting Partner for the 2019 Great Noosa Trail Walk!
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Ellensbrook Community Day

wa 23 Feb 2019
Please join us on Saturday 23 February to celebrate the completion of works and to learn more of the rich history of Ellensbrook from stories told throughout the place. Gain greater insight into the significance of Ellensbrook and its pivotal role in the development of the Margaret River Region while enjoying the

Australian Heritage Festival: Gulf Station on display 2019

vic 18 Apr 2019
Tours of the homestead and site, including the story of William Bell who, with his parents and siblings, arrived in Melbourne in 1839. There will be a sausage sizzle with tea/coffee and biscuits available, $2.50 each.   Pricing Adult $9 Concession $6 Child $3 Family (two adults & two children)
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Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – Spud Fest

sa 28 Apr 2019
One Day Only:   Spud Fest – Celebrating all things Potato!  Potato Games, Potato Craft and Treasure Mart.    Try our delicious baked potatoes, potato pancakes and more yummy treats.  Have fun doing the mash potato dance to live music.  Heaps of fun for everyone. Cost: Adult $5, Conc $4, Children Free

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – Games Children Played

sa 17 Mar 2019
One Day Only:  Games Children Played  –  Toys, games and puzzles are waiting to be played, the old fashioned way.  Merriment abounds as everyone can experience entertaining past times that will engage young ones and also bring back memories for the not so young.  Come, have fun, enjoy ! Cost:

Tea Tree Gully Heritage Museum – One Day Only – Welcome to 2019

sa 17 Feb 2019
One Day Only:  –  Join us as we welcome in 2019 with extended opening time, new displays and recently re-arranged rooms. Museum Volunteers aim to preserve and present the 1850’s to 1950’s lifestyles of the Tea Tree Gully community.  Would you consider becoming a volunteer?  Many different skills needed !

Saumarez Homestead Family Fun Day

nsw 26 Jan 2019
Saumarez Homestead will hold its annual Australia Day Fun Fair again this year, with free entry to the grounds, gold coin tours of the homestead and lots more.

Symposium: Turning up the Heat on Pests

nsw 15 Feb 2019
This one day symposium will explore, through a range of perspectives, new approaches in museum practice and methodologies for the management of insect pests in heritage collections and buildings.
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