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Travel Tasmania

nsw 4 Nov 2022 - 15 Nov 2022
Tasmania is a wonderful showcase of Australia’s natural, built and cultural heritage, all of which the National Trust helps to protect and conserve.  This National Trust Way tour explores Australia’s smallest state with visits to colonial and National Trust properties included. Flying into Launceston and out of Hobart we spend
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NTAV 65th AGM

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National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Members are advised that the 65th Annual General Meeting will commence at 11.00am on Saturday 20 November 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this will be a virtual AGM conducted online.   65th AGM Details Date and Time: Saturday 20 November 2021 . The meeting
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Our doors are reopening

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From 4 November National Trust (NSW) properties are gradually reopening.
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Position of Heritage Officer

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Applications have now closed for this position. The National Trust of Australia (ACT) is a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to heritage – its conservation, its celebration, and related education in the ACT region and Australia wide.  The successful applicant will provide research and support to develop, promote, advocate and implement the
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No Time To Spare Photographic Exhibit

nsw 27 Nov 2021 - 31 Mar 2022
In 1962, conservationist and council member of the National Trust (NSW), Dame Helen Frances Blaxland (1907-1989) initiated an exhibition of Max Dupain photographs of early public buildings and houses of Australia. Then, as now, there was “NO TIME TO SPARE” for our heritage. As the Trust prepares to mark the
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Australian Wildlife Sanctuary

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Discover your wild side at a heritage-listed wildlife sanctuary in Bargo.
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Kids Halloween Trail at Beaumont House

sa 31 Oct 2021
Calling all ghosts, ghouls, vampires, witches and creatures of the night – get ready for a truly spooky Kids Halloween Trail at Beaumont House, 2021! Halloween has been getting more and more popular throughout Australia over the years and Beaumont House is proud to get involved this year! We want
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Colours of Christmas

sa 17 Nov 2021 - 21 Nov 2021
  Have a leisurely browse through 10 rooms of the heritage building filled with gorgeous traditional Christmas decorations –  in all colours! Enjoy a cuppa and Christmas treat in our tea room. Discover unique hand-made gifts in our stocked shop. Surrounded in a beautiful garden setting take time to wander
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Important updates from NTAV

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Portia Geach Memorial Award

nsw 4 Nov 2021 - 19 Dec 2021
The Portia Geach Memorial Award is Australia’s most prestigious art prize for portraiture by women artists. The Award, first given in 1965, was established by Florence Kate Geach in memory of her sister, artist Portia Geach. The non-acquisitive award of $30,000 for a portrait painted by an Australian female artist
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Opening Hours

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Please see our adjusted opening hours for all properties.
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Strawberry Hill / Barmup a WA Heritage Award finalist

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We’re delighted that Strawberry Hill / Barmup is a finalist in the 2021 Western Australian Heritage Awards. The Heritage tourism product category recognises a business or product that provides a heritage tourism experience and provides visitors with access to and/or interpretation of a heritage place. Strawberry Hill / Barmup has
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May Gibbs Nutcote Tour

nsw 3 Mar 2022
May Gibbs (1877-1969) was one of Australia’s foremost children’s authors and illustrators, best known today for the iconic Australian children’s story, ‘The Complete Adventures of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie’, featuring two gumnut babies.  Nutcote is the beautiful harbourside home of May Gibbs and her husband, James Ossili Kelly, and where May
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Jazz in the Garden with Kate Woolfe Big Bad Swing Band

nsw 26 Feb 2022
Kate Woolfe Big Bad Swingers Style is true classic jazz played live. The immediacy and warmth of live music make for elegant, mesmerising moments set to be enjoyed in the garden of Norman Lindsay Gallery under the summer night’s sky.  Playlist is the familiar, revisited, rendering vintage jazz and modern
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VAULT

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Step into our new vintage clothing boutique in Melbourne’s iconic Block Arcade that will showcase a curated and ever-evolving collection of quality pre-loved and designer clothing, shoes, and accessories.
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Cooma Cottage Picnic Day

nsw 3 Apr 2022
Pack your picnic blanket and basket of goodies and spend quality family time at the home of Australian-born explorer, Hamilton Hume. Take a tour of the homestead and learn about Hume’s exploration of NSW and VIC, say hello to the friendly Clydesdale horses and marvel the vast views of the
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Homemade by the Porters: arts, crafts and needlework

nsw 13 Mar 2022
Discover an incredible display of homemade clothing and household textiles from the Miss Porter’s House collection showing how homemade was the cultural norm for women during the twentieth century and how fashions, fabrics, technologies and homewares changed during the lives of the Porter women. In the early years of the
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Miss Porter’s Everyday Objects: the homemade and the curious

nsw 13 Feb 2022
Discover the secrets of Everyday Objects. Take a look around your home and you’ll find that we surround ourselves with everyday objects. From mobile phones to toasters and hair products these possessions tell a story reflecting our culture, time, economic status, work, leisure and taste. They reflect what’s important to
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Australia Day at Miss Porter’s House

nsw 26 Jan 2022
Celebrate Australia Day and spend the day reliving early twentieth century Australia with a visit to Miss Porter’s House, a prominent freestanding Edwardian home built by Herbert Porter and his wife Florence (nee Jolley) that contains a century of household memorabilia including many which reflect the family’s interest in the
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Chalk and Shadow Art for Kids

nsw 9 Apr 2022 - 24 Apr 2022
Come along and create your own shadow portrait in the courtyard of Old Government House. One of the mysteries of the property is the identities of the convicts who built it. While we know some of their names, no portraits or images of them have survived – we have only
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Art in the Park – Still Life Painting

nsw 2 Apr 2022
Over the course of this four hour workshop, Parramatta Art Society member, Brian Richardson, will take you through the stages of creating a still life work of art. Using unique items from the Old Government House collection, a special composition will be arranged for you to capture on your canvas
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