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Christmas Island’s Heritage

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Since this initial visit, the National Trust developed partnerships with local organisations and were able to secure funding under the Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development’s Indian Ocean Territories Community Development Grants in 2015 to formulate a strategic framework and approach to Christmas Island’s heritage. Working with the community in
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Lotterywest funding backs a new future for Ellensbrook

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A National Trust team will lead the conservation of Ellensbrook, liaising closely with the Aboriginal and broader communities as well as business in the Margaret River region to ensure visitors can enjoy this very special place in sustainable ways.   Environment Minister Albert Jacob said restoring the 1857 homestead and
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Heritage and Tourism: A wealth of opportunities

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The National Trust has been advocating the opportunities and benefits of heritage as a tourism asset. We presented a one day masterclass with the Local Government Association of South Australia in 2014, presented at the South Australian Tourism Conference in 2015 and held a regional workshop on heritage and tourism
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De-funding of Trove

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The site has been described as “a model for collaborative digitization projects and serves to inform cultural heritage institutions building both large and small digital collections” and the reach of Trove’s newspaper archives makes the service attractive to genealogists. Many of the digital public libraries in the United States came
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W Class Trams

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The Trust is calling on the State Government to implement a moratorium on the disposal of W Class trams until a plan can be developed to inform decisions about reuse. To give Melbourne’s famous heritage trams a future, the Trust supports the retention of W Class trams to service dedicated
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Gallop House Conservation Works

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Nanulgarup, Dalkeith Farm, Gallop Gardens. The National Trust of Western Australia, through the vision and generosity of the Feilman Foundation and a partnership with the Peggy Glanville-Hicks Composers’ Trust has established a composer in residence program at Gallop House. The Australia Council for the Arts, APRA, the Bundanon Trust and
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Wanslea Conservation Works

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BACKGROUND AND ISSUES: The orphanage was built in 1905 by the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and was extended in 1919. The building is two storey red brick, tuck pointed on the front and sides with rendered bands (blood and bandage effect). The roof is corrugated iron and there is
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Sound from the Ground

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In 2016, classical  guitarist Dr Jonathan Fitzgerald was artist in residence at East Perth Cemeteries. He created a music narrative, both historical and contemporary, to reveal new and unexpected layers of significance and stories told by the Cemeteries’ graves. The residency included the commission of an original work by Perth 
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Restoration Appeals

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The purpose of an External Appeal is to assist owners of heritage places or objects to raise funds for repairs and conservation essential to the preservation of the significant place or object.   Due to the National Trust’s Not-For-Profit Tax deductible status, the Australian Tax Office permits the Trust to extend
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Significant Tree Register

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Please note that whilst there are 2,000 significant tree records compiled over 30 years by the National Trusts across Australia, these records are now in the process of being updated by volunteers and loaded into the National Register. The Register of Significant Trees is not a static list of specimens,
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Wildlife Conservation

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is passionate about Conservation and preserving our wildlife for future generations to enjoy.
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Avenues of Honour education and celebration program

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Just like other war memorials that are present across the Australian landscape, Avenues of Honour were first planted to commemorate the sacrifice and service made by local volunteers during the First World War. The planting of these memorial trees was intensely personal, and for many towns across Australia acted as
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Former Chatswood South Uniting Church

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This church group is of historic, aesthetic and social significance as a fine, intact rural church, graveyard and landscaped grounds indicative of the early rural settlement of Lane Cove in the eighteen seventies. It is the oldest remaining (the third built) Methodist church on Sydney’s North Shore, and the first
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Auburn Gallipoli Mosque

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Auburn Gallipoli Mosque listed on the National Trust Register
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Cowra Japanese Garden & Cultural Centre

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The Cowra Japanese Garden and Cultural Centre was listed on the National Trust Register in June, 2013.
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Auburn Botanic Gardens

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Auburn Botanic Gardens listed on the National Trust Register in September, 2015.
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Avoca Beach Theatre

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National Trust seeks Interim Heritage Order on Avoca Beach Theatre to allow a review of its heritage significance.
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The Rocks World Heritage Under Threat

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Rare brutalist style Sirius Building in Sydney's The Rocks faces demolition.
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Canberra’s National Heritage Assessment

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The National Trust ACT totally support’s and strongly agrees with the proposed national listing of Canberra. We support the nomination of Canberra – central National Area and Inner Hills nomination in lieu of the Canberra and surrounding areas nomination. The proposed nomination is more aligned to the nomination of the Central National Area
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‘Hawke Report’ :Canberra, A Capital Place.

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November 2011  The National Trust ACT, with a membership of over 1,500, is part of the National Trust movement in Australia representing 80,000 members. Our charter states: Our vision is to be an independent and expert community leader in the conservation of our cultural and natural heritage. Our purpose is to
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Cliefden Caves

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Cliefden Caves on the Belubula River near Canowindra are threatened by dam proposals.
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