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Fashionably Late…A New Image of a Tudor Monarch

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Traditionally dated to 1515, the double portrait of Mary and her second husband, Charles Brandon, had been assumed to date to the year of their marriage.  However, new research proposes that the fashions they wear shows the portrait is of a later date, a theory supported by a previously little
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Local Collie Project Manager appointed to oversee conservation of Collie Roundhouse

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Media Release The National Trust of Western Australia has appointed Collie firm HRE Consulting to project manage the first stage of conservation works for the Collie Roundhouse. One of the last remaining railway roundhouses in the state, the Collie Roundhouse is located at the western entry to the town and
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We’re all about women at Old Government House

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Some of the names you know, some of them you don’t – all of them are remarkable for their courage, their stories and their strength. From 31 August 2019 to 16 August 2020, the National Trust (NSW) will be telling the stories of the Vice-Regal Women, servants and visitors who
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MEDIA RELEASE: Federation Square added to Victorian Heritage Register

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National Trust responds to inclusion of Federation Square in the Victorian Heritage Register Quotes attributable to Simon Ambrose, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust of Australia (Victoria) The National Trust welcomes today’s news that Federation Square has officially been included in the Victorian Heritage Register, along with our state’s most valued
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Call to keep ACT Government out of environmental assessment of light rail Stage 2B

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The National Trust (ACT) has made a submission about the heritage and environmental impacts of Light Rail Stage 2. See https://the-riotact.com/call-to-keep-act-government-…/317174
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A touch of glass at Lindesay, Darling Point

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Brian Hirst is known for his interpretation and referencing of historic styles in his work, particularly the iridescent surfaces of classical Roman glass, and he will share his expertise with lovers of rare glass collections at Lindesay.   Georgian Glass: Colonial Style features items dating from 1700 – 1840, including
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Project Brief – Tender for consultancy services

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Writer in Residence Program Co-ordinator The National Trust of Western Australia seeks a suitably qualified consultant to plan and implement a writer in residence program at National Trust places. The National Trust of Western Australia aspires to awaken the community to the value of heritage. The National Trust is a
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Prelude – A national residency program for composers

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Prelude offers long-term residencies allowing composers to focus on their craft while residing in one of three heritage listed Australian homes. Applications for composers have been extended and will now close on 19 August 2019. Prelude will provide Australian composers with the time and space to create new work by
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Conservation Covenants and Western Australia’s Natural Heritage

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On one magnificent piece of bushland adjacent to West Cape Howe National Park in Torbay, just outside of Albany, Professors Barbara and Bert Main signed the Conservation Covenant on their property on the 4 August 2000, putting 125 of their 140 acres under covenant. This piece of bushland is unique
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Many acts of picture palace

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By Brian Powyer, National Trust (NSW) President   On June 27, the Land and Environment Court ensured the iconic Roxy Theatre would be retained in its current majestic form as a major feature of the Parramatta City Streetscape. It is the only example of the distinctive Hollywood Spanish-styled theatre remaining
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A note from the CEO: NAIDOC Week 2019

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On Friday, 12 July 2019 the National Trust of Western Australia and the Budadee Foundation hosted around 100 people at the launch of the Irrungadji Women Art Exhibition at Kidogo Arthouse in Fremantle. The exhibition was launched by the Hon Ben Wyatt MLA Treasurer, Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs and
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3105 Remembrance Driveway, Bargo

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MEDIA RELEASE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 July 2019 The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) has advanced the Expression of Interest process for 3105 Remembrance Driveway, Bargo The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) commenced an open Expression of Interest process with respect to the future management of
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NSW State Archives exhibition ignites search for missing Queen Victoria album

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Using original glass plate negatives from the NSW State Archives Collection, the exhibition re-imagines a moment in history from nearly 140 years ago when Sir Henry Parks, Premier and Colonial Secretary of NSW, had an idea of presenting an album to the Queen that would showcase NSW and ‘display its
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Conserving Collie Roundhouse – EOI for Project Management Consultancy

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The Trust has been successful in an application to the Collie Futures Industry Development Fund (CFIDF) for funding that will enable remediation of the Collie Roundhouse site and conservation of the iconic structure. Collie Roundhouse presents substantial potential to contribute to the economic diversification of Collie and there is significant
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2019 Election of Directors – Call for Nominations & Timetable

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2019 Election of Directors – Call for Nominations & Timetable
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Court decides to retain the Roxy Theatre

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The National Trust (NSW) has been a leading and supporting voice with other organisations campaigning that the development application only accounts for a token of less than a third of the theatre’s original capacity of 1,923 seats-and no stage or back-of-house facilities whatsoever. “The National Trust welcomes the decision of
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National Trust Council Elections 2019

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ELECTION NOTICE Election of Officers pursuant to rule 47 of the National Trust of Australia (WA) Trust Rules Nominations are called from eligible members for the election of: Councillor (5) Nominations will be accepted from Friday 26 July 2019. Nomination forms are to be completed in accordance with the National Trust
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2020 Election Issues Paper – comments and suggestions welcome

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Below is our 2016 Election Issues Paper together with the policy platforms for both the Greens and Liberal parties. The Labor Party did not produce a policy document. We have now commenced to process of revising our Election Issues Paper in readiness for the next election on 20 October 2020.
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Expressions of Interest – Cafés at Woodbridge and Peninsula Farm

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The National Trust of Western Australia is seeking an experienced operator/s to deliver an outstanding and unique food and beverage offering to complement these remarkable heritage properties. One of the two sites is a riverside location on the grounds of Woodbridge. It is a 200 m2 building that includes the
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Woodbridge Closure (MEDIA RELEASE)

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Thanks to Lotterywest, and a generous donor, some much needed conservation works will be happening at Woodbridge over the next few months. While the National Trust of Western Australia will be closing the historic house from 1 July through to November for these major works, the grounds and Riverside at
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Passing of Mr Max Kay AM CIT WA

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It is with a heavy heart that the Chair of the National Trust Hon Michael Murray AM QC advises of the passing of Mr Max Kay AM CIT WA. Max’s contribution to the National Trust was invaluable and we will miss his energy and commitment. Max moved to Perth from
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