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Nine reasons to keep the Sydney Harbour Control Tower

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he National Trust’s position on the Sydney Harbour Control Tower The Trust opposes the demolition of the Harbour Control Tower and has responded to the Barangaroo Delivery Authority’s demolition notice emphasising the total inadequacy of the Authority’s response and handling of this issue which strikes at the heart of heritage
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Call for Nominations – 2015 Election – Board of Directors

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The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) hereby calls for nominations for the election of six (6) directors to the Trust Board. 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
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Labours of Love Exhibition displaying some of our Labour of Love

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Labours of Love: Australian Quilts 1845 ñ 2015 is an exhibition featuring 35 stunning hand crafted textiles made in NSW from the mid 1800s to the present day.
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State Heritage Listed Properties Under Immediate Threat in Millers Point and The Rocks, Sydney

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National Trust of Australia (NSW) says the sale of 293 heritage buildings in Millers Point is the most devastating attack on Australia’s nationally significant heritage since The Rocks were saved in the 1960s. National Trust of Australia (NSW) CEO Brian Scarsbrick warns rare heritage – some buildings dating back to
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National Trust NSW Board Election 2014 results

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Following from The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) Annual General Meeting on Saturday 29 November 2014 download the Certificate as to the results of 2014 Directors’ Election.  
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The making of The McClymonts “Forever begins tonight”

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Filmed at the historic Saumarez Homestead in Armidale, NSW, the ‘Forever Begins Tonight’ video saw The McClymonts team with the Armidale Dumaresq Council and an entire cast and crew of local talent, including Director Ben Abbott. “We loved shooting in Armidale”, said Sam McClymont, ”everyone was so nice and it
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National Trust NSW Position Paper: A Vision For North Parramatta

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Heritage Significance of North Parramatta. Since its inception in 1944, the National Trust has been deeply involved in the identification, recognition and conservation of the built and landscape heritage of Parramatta. In 1951, the Trust successfully opposed the construction of a speedway around the perimeter of Parramatta Park. The Trust’s
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Statutory Annual Accounts FY2014

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The National Trust of Australia (NSW) Statutory Annual Accounts FY2014 are now available for viewing. Reports & Papers Documents available on this website are provided in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. You will needfree Acrobat Reader to view these files. Statutory Annual Accounts FY 2014 CEO’s Report 2014 AGM President’s Report
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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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National Trust Board Changes

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Mr Carroll said that the following appointments had been made in consequence of the retirements: Mr Alan Kerr, the incumbent Appointed Director (being the Director appointed, under the National Trust Act, by unanimous decision of the Elected Directors), has resigned from that position and been appointed to fill the casual
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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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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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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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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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National Trust shocked at Windsor Bridge announcement

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The National Trust was shocked to hear that Planning Minister Brad Hazzard has approved the demolition of the Windsor Bridge and roadworks that will impact on the nationally significant Thompson Square, the oldest public square in Australia.
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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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National Trust Honours Awards 2013

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The National Trust would like to congratulate the recipients of the 2013 National Trust Honours Awards presented on Saturday 30 November at the Trust’s AGM. Honorary Life Membership: Ms Helen Glad – Norman Lindsay Gallery Advisory Committee Mr Brian Pearson – NT/DMR Joint Bridges Committee Voluntary Service Award: Mrs Julie
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NSW Planning Legislation

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The NSW Planning Bills will be brought back for consideration in February, 2014 following a number of amendments in the Legislative Council. The Trust lobbied successfully with the State Government to amend the draft planning bills to give heritage protection a higher profile through a specific NSW Heritage Policy. The
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State Heritage Register Listing – Glebe Island Bridge

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The National Trust welcomes Heritage Minister Robyn Parker’s decision to list the Glebe Island Bridge on the State Heritage Register. http://www.nationaltrust.org.au/Assets/14114/1/GlebeIslandBridgeListing.pdf
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The Heritage Festival’s Call For Events.

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The 2014 National Trust Heritage Festival registrations are open. Be part of the longest running community based festival. The festival has been going for 34 years promoting heritage related events from all over NSW. The registration is FREE and closes on 1 December 2013 for the printed events guide. We
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Norman Lindsay Gallery Reopens this Saturday

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Great News! Norman Lindsay Gallery will reopen to the public this Saturday 2nd November, following the bushfires in the Blue Mountains. Thank you everyone for your support.
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