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National Trust (NSW) welcomes new Director

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Mrs Lawson is a Heritage and Curatorial Consultant whose links to the National Trust go back to the 1980s, when she was a member of the ACT Women’s Committee. Her goal is to foster a closer relationship between the Trust and Government with the aim of protecting our cultural heritage
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National Trust (NSW) Board Elections

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Have you voted in the Board Elections yet? Voting papers were posted with National Trust Magazine last week. The ballot closes on Friday 18th November 2016 at 5.00pm.
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Yooroonah Tank Traps Listed on National Trust Register

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The Yooroonah Tank Barrier at 5809 Grafton Road, Ebor, constructed in 1942, has historic significance as one of the last inland and most intact complexes of tank barrier systems in NSW, surviving from World War II. The construction of this inland defence complex came as a response to the national
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Calls for Nominations 2016 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 directors to the Trust Board.
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Worst hit to heritage in our history, says Trust

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Deborah FitzGerald THE National Trust has slammed the WestConnex project as the worst in Australian history as it lays waste to the nation’s most important heritage suburb. The trust has called for the project to be stopped because of the way the demolition of heritage houses in Haberfield has proceeded.
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NSW Government Biodiversity Legislation

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The Trust will be lobbying against proposed legislation which, in the Trust’s view, would dramatically increase land clearing in NSW with major adverse impacts on biodiversity conservation and efforts to deal with climate change. This is an unusual step for the Trust, but, in the past we have joined with
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2016 Heritage Awards Winners

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The 22nd Annual National Trust Heritage Awards took place on Friday 6 May 2016 at the Heritage listed, Doltone House, Jones Bay Wharf, Pyrmont. Quentin Dempster was the Master of Ceremonies. This prestigious event which is highly regarded in the Industry with the Minister of Environment and Heritage, Hon. Mark Speakman the keynote speaker.
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Dundullimal Homestead to close over winter while Business Model is changed

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MEDIA RELEASE As a result of significant financial operating deficits relating to the property, a decision has been made to close the property over winter while an extensive review of the business is conducted and a new business model developed, stated Brian Scarsbrick CEO of the National Trust of Australia
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National Education Heritage Conference 2016

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Join the National Trust for a National conference focusing on heritage education.
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Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal nominations now open

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The Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal was conceived by Bathurst Regional Council during the Bathurst’s bicentenary year in 2015 and continues to be administered and coordinated by the Council. As Australia’s oldest inland European settlement on the mainland, Bathurst is home to a range of built and environmental heritage sites and social and
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National Trust NSW Board Election results

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The National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) Pursuant to Rule 34 of the Rules of the National Trust of Australia (New South Wales) 1. Number of votes received for each candidate in order of the ballet paper: Mr. Brian Powyer – 929 Mrs. Kate Dezarnaulds – 1,119 Mr. Raj
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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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