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Book now available from NT office: Albert Hall, The Heart of Canberra by Lenore Coltheart

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A beautifully illustrated book like no other, about the city like no other and the intriguing treasure that is Canberra’s Albert Hall. Joan Sutherland’s launch, the notorious Petrov Royal Commission, a rumoured ghost and rowdy public meetings give Canberra’s Albert Hall a history like no other. Albert Hall – the
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National Trust Desk Diary 2015

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Frank Hodgkinson: Birds of Australia Frank Hodgkinson A.M. 1919 – 2001 has lived, painted and exhibited in many countries, in Australia, Europe and America. He is represented in major private, State and National Collections both here and overseas. He has written and illustrated three books, Sepik Diary, Kakadu and the
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ACT Heritage Walking Tours App

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ACT Heritage Walking Tours App The ACT National Trust has developed an app to help iphone users to explore Canberra’s best heritage areas via self-guided walking tours. There are five walking tours in the app, covering the beautiful areas of Reid, Blandfordia, Commonwealth Park and the Northern and Southern Borders
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Dickson/Lyneham Flats

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The National Trust is concerned that due process is being severely compromised. Letter to ACTPLA – 7 August 2014 Letter to the Canberra Times – 2 July 2014
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Canberra Brickworks

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NT(ACT)’s submission into the development of the Canberra Brickworks – dated 30 June 2014 NT(ACT) SUBMISSION To view the latest information about the development of the Canberra Brickworks you can go to the ACT Government Land Development Agency webpage: http://www.lda.act.gov.au/news/canberra-brickworks-environs-community-engagement-period-extended/277
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Australian Heritage Strategy

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NT(ACT)’s comments on the content of the Australian Heritage Strategy – dated 5 June 2014 NT(ACT) SUBMISSION The latest news on the strategy can be viewed at the Australian Government Department of Environment site: http://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/australian-heritage-strategy
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National Trust (ACT) Heritage Awards

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The National Trust Awards recognise projects in the ACT that make a significant contribution to the conservation of the built, indigenous and natural environment in accordance with the principles set out in the Burra Charter: http://australia.icomos.org/wp-content/uploads/The-Burra-Charter-2013-Adopted-31.10.2013.pdf The Burra Charter provides guidance for the conservation and management of places of cultural
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National Trust Desk Diary 2014

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National Trust Desk Diary 2014 We still have copies of this practical desk diary full of beautiful botanical illustrations contributed by artists from Jenny Phillip’s Botanical Art School. ONLY $5.00! Call 02 6230 0533, come into our office in Civic (Level 1, North Building, Civic Square).        
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The National Trust strongly supports the restoration of the Sydney Building

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The National Trust strongly supports the restoration of the Sydney Building. We note the recent debates concerning Sydney Building following the recent fire. Both the Sydney and Melbourne Buildings are important structures relating strongly to Canberra’s heritage and must be conserved. They were built as separate units in two matching
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The Future of Heritage – Symposium 2014

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‘The Future of Heritage’, theme of the 2014 ACT & Region Australian Heritage Partnership Symposium on 19 July, will highlight contemporary heritage achievement in Canberra and our region and consider the next steps in conserving it for future generations. This annual Symposium has been running for several years and is
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Fundraising Appeal 2014

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Help us raise much needed funds to conserve and support heritage in the ACT. At just $2 per ticket, you’ll have the chance to win one of the 212 fabulous prizes on offer, including a Hyundai ix35 Highlander Petrol Auto or a $35,000 Harvey Norman shopping spree. For a full list
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