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Rotary Australia Day fundraising concert at Woodbridge

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The concert will take place in the grounds of beautiful Woodbridge, which recently reopened after a year-long conservation project by the National Trust. Proceeds from ticket sales will fund Rotary community and youth projects. Enjoy a selection of light classical, well-known and loved music, some musical theatre and Australiana favourites.
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New Tours for Myilly Point Heritage Precinct

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From Monday 11 January 2021 we are offering guided tours of Burnett House, the gardens and Audit House.  To book your tour please go to: https://www.tourismtopend.com.au/things-to-do/tours/darwin-region/myilly-point-heritage-precinct#/tours/19981
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2021 Australian Heritage Festival

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The festival will bring together an array of events across the nation and will run from 16 April – 19 May in Western Australia. The theme is ‘Our Heritage for the Future’  and revisits the 2020 theme. The theme asks you to look at the importance of all facets of
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Archaeology in the Dumps – THANK YOU ALL

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In September 2020 members of Canberra and District Historical Society and the National Trust ACT received a request to participate in a community historical archaeology project. You were asked via emails and social media to delve back into your memory banks and let us know the locations of historical landfill
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When will National Trust (NSW) Properties be open for the holiday season?

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Please see below for our opening hours across the state throughout Christmas and the New Year. If you hope to visit a National Trust property at times outside of 24 December to 2 January, the opening times for that property will be on their respective page on this website. Click
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Everything you need to know about visiting over the Festival Season

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This means that some of our properties will be closed throughout the festive season and for some of 2021. Please note that all dates below are inclusive and if ever in doubt, check the relevant property page.   EAST PERTH CEMETERIES Monday 21 December 2020 – Saturday 2 January 2021
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National Trust Annual General Meeting: Board Directors Announced

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) held its Annual General Meeting for 2020 on Saturday 28 November at the S.H. Ervin Gallery in Sydney. One of the key agenda items of this meeting is the announcement of the charity’s Board of Directors for the following 12 months. 
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Important updates from NTAV

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The National Trust (NSW) hosts its 75th Anniversary celebration launch online

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It was a belated celebration, but the marking of a significant milestone nonetheless – the National Trust (NSW) launched its 75th Anniversary program virtually last night.
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National Trust calls for independent heritage assessment process

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Article in the Canberra Times 15 November 2020
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Margaret Feilman Medal – Winners

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On Wednesday night, at the National Trust’s Annual General Meeting, the recipients for this year’s Margaret Feilman Medal were announced in front of our members. We congratulate the recipients for 2020 – Diana Frylinck and Karl Haynes – and thank them for their enormous contributions to the protection of and
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The 2020 National Trust Heritage Awards Winners Announced

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The 2020 National Trust Heritage Awards winners have been announced online. In its 26th year, the National Trust Heritage Awards is proudly supported by the NSW Government through the Heritage Council of NSW.
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More Heritage Doors are Opening in November

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The National Trust (NSW) has today announced it will reopen more of its heritage properties to the community in November 2020. A community organisation, the National Trust (NSW) opens 20 heritage properties across the state on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy the built, cultural and natural heritage. In the interests of keeping the community safe and in compliance with Government regulations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Trust closed its properties in March 2020.“We are delighted to be reopening a selection of our properties to the community, and we have missed sharing these wonderful places with the people of New South Wales and from farther afield over the past three months,” said Debbie Mills, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust (NSW). “We have
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2020 Annual General Meeting

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The AGM will be held at the Grove Library, 1 Leake Street, Peppermint Grove. Light refreshments will be offered after the official proceedings. Complimentary parking is available on the south side of Leake Street, across the road from the library. Please register your place by Tuesday 10 November 2020 via the link below or email
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Welcome news! ALP-Greens Parliamentary and Governing Agreement

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The ACT National Trust welcomes the heritage commitments in the ALP-Greens Parliamentary & Governing Agreement. National Trust ACT Media Release – 3 November 2020 ALP-Greens Parliamentary & Government Agreement (refer – Appendix 1: Policy issues of particular interest, C.3.v.)
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Strawberry Hill / Barmup is reopening from 31 October

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The new approach to heritage interpretation recognises the bridging of cultures and the contemporary expression of both 19th century and Aboriginal cultural heritage. The project has focussed on the construction of a new Visitor Hub that provides a universally accessible experience for visitors and the opportunity to reflect on the
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National Trust Heritage Awards Shortlist Announced for 2020

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The National Trust Heritage Awards is in its 26th year. The shortlist announcement is highly anticipated news for the heritage, arts and cultural sector – and this year’s announcement has been delayed from April to now on account of COVID-19 restrictions impacting plans for the award ceremony (an event that
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Sunday’s Heritage Walk was an audible success!

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With the help of a Heritage Grant received from the ACT Government, we are now able to offer our walkers personal audio equipment to better hear the guide leading the walks. The equipment was used for the first time at the weekend on our Westlake Walk.   The following is
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The Bill Sewell Community Recreation Complex has a new name

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Media Statement In November 2019 the National Trust undertook public consultation in Geraldton to review the name for the Bill Sewell Community Recreation Complex. In receipt of Royalty for Regions funding through the Mid-West Development Commission to carry out landscape works, building conservation and new wayfaring signage, the National Trust
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Reconnect with Woodbridge

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We are excited to announce Woodbridge is opening again after a year-long stint conserving this special place. We’d like to welcome all friends and families to Woodbridge with free admission for the first weekend open. It’s our way of saying welcome back. Here’s a short list of what we have
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More heritage properties reopening post-COVID: Harper’s Mansion, Berrima is open.

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The National Trust (NSW) has today announced it will reopen a selection of its heritage properties to the community from 3 July 2020. A community organisation, the National Trust (NSW) opens 20 heritage properties across the state on a regular basis for visitors to enjoy the built, cultural and natural heritage. In the interests of keeping the community safe and in compliance with Government regulations throughout the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Trust closed its properties in March 2020.“We are delighted to be reopening a selection of our properties to the community, and we have missed sharing these wonderful places with the people of New South Wales and from farther afield over the past three months,” said Debbie Mills, Chief Executive Officer, National Trust (NSW). “We
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