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Canberra, the ever changing city: a private tour

nsw 17 May 2021 - 21 May 2021
Enjoy private tours through unique and much loved places in our Capital, staying at the heritage listed Hotel Kurrajong. Inspections include the following: Private tour through the Gardens of Government House  The historic Lanyon Homestead The Australian War Memorial with participation in the Last Post Ceremony Old Parliament House Gardens
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Adelaide Tours: Heritage Reborn

sa 18 Apr 2018 - 20 May 2021
This tour explores sites around the city where heritage places have been carefully adapted to new purposes with an often funky twist. Discover some remarkable transformations of heritage buildings including a former bank, a rogue department store and a building that survived not one but two fires! Whether it’s the
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Ayers House: After Dark

sa 13 Apr 2021 - 21 May 2021
Step back in time to 1876. Join Butler (Mr Wilkins), Housekeeper (Mrs Galvin) and Cook (Mrs Jenkins) on this special visit to Ayers House. The Master and Lady are out for the evening and staff are ready to show you through the house as they prepare for an upcoming State
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Art of Peter Pinson

nsw 22 May 2021
Exhibition of the art of Peter Pinson OAM
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Open Day At Stangate Garden

sa 23 May 2021
Discover Stangate Garden, one of the Hill’s best kept secrets. Bring along provisions for a picnic and spend the day enjoying the tranquil garden setting. The garden was designed by Elsie Cornish, a renowned garden designer who landscaped with a unique sense of colour and composition. Home to one of
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La Trobe’s Cottage Open Day

vic 23 May 2021
Visit La Trobe’s Cottage and garden, the home of the first Governor of Victoria, and learn about life in early Melbourne
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Z Ward: Behind The Walls

sa 22 Aug 2020 - 23 May 2021
  ​​​Neither prison nor hospital, the “criminal ward” of the former Glenside Mental Hospital occupies a unique place in South Australia’s history. From the rare ‘Ha Ha Wall’ encircling the building to its striking 1880s polychromatic brickwork, explore the breathtaking architecture and sobering history of this important site.    
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Escape to Cockatoo Island

nsw 27 May 2021
  Sandstone buildings and other remnant structures from the island’s convict era (1839 to 1869) offer insights into the conditions endured by people who were exiled to Australia and put to work on the colony’s ambitious building projects. Meanwhile, the Industrial, Docks and Ship Design Precincts – together with Cockatoo
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Our Aviation Heritage – Major Passenger Aircraft

nsw 27 May 2021
  National Trust Illawarra Shoalhaven Branch and HARS Aviation Museum presents their major passenger aircraft aviation heritage. With a senior HARS member as your guide, explore selected artefacts of Australian Passenger aircraft heritage, including: * A full sized replica of the ‘Southern Cross’ flown by Sir Charles Kingsford Smith. *
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Enquiring Minds – Curator’s Talk

nsw 25 Mar 2021
Find out how Governor Brisbane’s star catalogue was created at the Parramatta Observatory over four years by his astronomers Charles Rumker and James Dunlop, using instruments featured in the exhibition. Learn more about the explorations of John Oxley and Allan Cunningham when they ventured west beyond the Blue Mountains and
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CY O’Connor Lecture 2021

wa 27 May 2021
Rebuilding community resilience and cultural connections While public infrastructure, such as the Goldfields Water Supply Scheme, has been hugely important to our state’s economic development, it has also had a wide-scale, ongoing impact on Aboriginal people and their culture. In recent years, the legal recognition of Aboriginal people’s inherent rights
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Beyond the Grapes: Discover the Hunter

nsw 29 May 2021
There is so much more to Hunter than just the grapes!
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Adelaide Tours: Pennington Terrace, Colonial Gems

sa 30 May 2021
From St. Peter’s Cathedral to the iconic Light’s Vision lookout at Montefiore Hill, Pennington Terrace is a jewel in North Adelaide’s crown. Join us for a gentle stroll past stately homes, striking architecture and stunning views of the city. Bookings essential! Cost: Adult: $15.00 Concession: $13.00 National Trust members $10.00
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