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Courtroom drama to raise awareness on sexting

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Courtroom drama to raise awareness on sexting Parliamentary Secretary for Education, Mr Clem Newton-Brown, and the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) will together launch a public education program to raise awareness among metropolitan schools on the issue of sexting, the act of transferring explicit material and self-taken images on Monday
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Lunar Eclipse at the Old Observatory

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  All eyes were skyward at the Old Perth Observatory, home to the National Trust of Australia(WA) on Wednesday 8 October. The full moon eclipse provided a spectacle in the eastern sky for approximately an hour. The moon rose at 6.19 pm and about a hundred visitors enjoyed privileged views
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Annual General Meeting

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Sunday 19 October 2014 Commencing at 2.00pm Penitentiary Chapel Historic Site Cnr. Brisbane & Campbell Streets, Hobart The general nature of business to be transacted will be to receive and adopt the Balance Sheet & Accounts for the year ended 30 June 2014, to receive the Annual Report, to announce
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National Trust endorses Community Charter for Good Planning in NSW

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This Charter has been developed and endorsed by a range of public interest organisations, including the Better Planning Network, the National Trust of Australia (NSW), the Nature Conservation Council of NSW, the National Parks Association of NSW, Our land Our Water Our Future, the International Council of Monuments and Sites
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Z Ward at Glenside – Let me in!

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  The National Trust is calling on the State Government to include the community in the discussion on the future of the Z Ward building at Glenside. The Government yesterday announced it has sold the building and surrounding land to Beach Energy. So far there has been no public consultation
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Call for Nominations 2014 NSW Board Election

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In accordance with the National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) Act 1990, the 12 elected members of the Trust Board (of whom 6 are required to resign at the 2014 Annual General Meeting) must include at least two (2) persons who ordinarily reside in the Sydney metropolitan area and
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Artillery Drill Hall Decision

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National Trust Chairman, John Cowdell said the decision was the only way to ensure the Artillery Drill Hall would continue as a live performance and cultural venue available to local community groups which currently utilise the Hall. “The ongoing heritage, social and community values of the Artillery Drill Hall including
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Mr. Darcy takes pride of place at Rippon Lea

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The giant statue of Colin Firth in his iconic role as Mr. Darcy in BBC television series Pride and Prejudice has settled into its new home at Rippon Lea House & Gardens as part of the National Trust of Victoria’s Love, Desire & Riches exhibition, currently on show until September
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Fort Largs Campaign

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Fort Largs at Taperoo is one of only two forts built to defend South Australia. The other, Fort Glanville, is further down Adelaide’s coastline at Semaphore. Both forts have great heritage significance as evidence of nineteenth century defence strategy and technology. Now, there is a new risk to the fort.
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National Trust NSW objects proposed demolition of Harbour Control Tower

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) has lodged its objection to the proposed demolition of the Harbour Control Tower (HCT) at Millers Point.
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Gallipoli Oaks Project featured on ABC News

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For more information, click here to visit www.gallipolioaks.org As part of its commitment to celebrate and preserve our environmental heritage, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) has identified the Gallipoli Oak tree (Quercus coccifera subsp. calliprinos) as a symbolic link between the Centenary of ANZAC, the people of Turkey and
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National Trust (NSW) announces Heritage Award 2014 Winners

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Heritage Festival Awards Australian’s Journeys Media Release 14th May 2014 In every corner of NSW, communities and individuals have banded together to help save and maintain our historical and cultural landmarks. These people have been honoured by the National Trust at this year’s Heritage Festival Awards for their outstanding contributions
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A most difficult operation

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A brief view of the Gallipoli Campaign at Anzac through the eyes of those who were there On 25 April 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers landed on the coast of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey. It was the beginning of a long conflict, which, one hundred years on, is
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INTO news

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In mid-September this year Simon Molesworth, who has been in recent years the ACNT International Affairs Ambassador and who had previously served for 21 years on the ACNT Board with five of those years as Chairman, is going to walk 120 km of the Camino Inglés – St.James’ Way –
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About Time 2014

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About Time 2014: South Australia’s History Festival About Time 2014 is all about exploring our history. There are close to 500 events presented by more than 300 organisers around the state. Open House Adelaide as part of About Time. If you love architecture, you won’t want to miss this one!
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Queen’s Birthday Honours

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The Queen’s Birthday Honours have been awarded to; Emeritus Professor Norman Alan Etherington AM and Mr David Alfred Beaumont OAM For more information please download pdf
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Media Statement – Millers Point

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Media Statement – Millers Point The National Trust is seeking an immediate halt to Government Property NSW’s call “to register your interest in purchasing a Millers Point Property” which is being promoted on the Family and Community Services Website. “The announced proposal to sell 293 properties in Millers Point has
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Launch of ‘Australia’s Community Heritage’ website

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The Community Heritage website is a place where individuals and groups can share information and stories about Australia’s heritage. The purpose of the website is to encourage the collection and sharing of information, stories and anecdotes related to people, places and events that have contributed to Australia’s heritage.
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Reciprocal visiting with Italian National Trust

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The Australian Council of National Trusts is delighted to announce that it has just recently signed a reciprocal visiting agreement with the Italian National Trust enabling Australian National Trust members to visit Italian properties free of charge.
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Curtin Family Lecture 2013

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Modern Labor: What would John Curtin think? The Labor Party John Curtin led through some of the most difficult days of Australia’s history is vastly different to the modern machine caught up in the fast paced media cycle and quick sound bite. Michelle Grattan AO, one of Australia’s most respected
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Miss Fishers Murder Mysteries Costume Exhibition comes to Old Government House

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The popular Australian ABC TV series Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries is coming to Sydney with a major new exhibition featuring some of the sumptuous costumes previously on show at Rippon Lea Estate in Melbourne, plus a swathe of additional ensembles that have never before been on display.
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