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The Cobdogla Steam & Irrigation Museum Free Open Day

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The Cobdogla Steam and Irrigation Museum is fighting for its life now. They have launched a petition asking the State Government to reverse SA Water’s decision to cut funds, and need your support to sign it. The museum is holding a FREE Open Day on Sunday February 22, with heaps
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NTSA Tourism & Heritage Workshop will be held for invited guests on the February 27th and 28th

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The National Trust of South Australia Tourism and Heritage Workshop will be held for invited guests at the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Town Hall on Friday 27th February from 12pm to 5pm. The workshop will comprise presentations from a variety of speakers on topics such as ‘What is heritage and
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Summer Sundays at Beaumont House

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Spend a leisurely afternoon listening to modern jazz by ‘The Carters’, browse the local craft and homemade produce stalls, play a round of bocce or quoits or relax on the shady lawns of Beaumont House. SA Hills cheese, wine by K1 Winery, beer by Coopers, South American food by ‘La
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Night tours Z Ward at Glenside

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Night tours Z Ward at Glenside Is it really haunted? Are those rumours true? Now is your chance to find out! This building has long been a fascination for those interested in the paranormal, and the question raised… is it really haunted? Join us, in this unique opportunity to explore
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Extended tours for Z Ward

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Extended tours Z Ward at Glenside Register now for Z Ward Open Day November 15 Thank you for your interest in visiting Z Ward at Glenside. Due to the overwhelming interest in the site, we have decided to use a pre-registration system for the second open day on Saturday November
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Last chance to see Z Ward – Glenside Open Day

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Z Ward at Glenside Open Day The Heritage listed Z Ward building at Glenside was sold by the State Government to Beach Energy in August. The new owners have agreed to open the building to the public before work commences on converting it to office space. Z Ward will be
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Save the Fort Largs Rally

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Fort Largs Rally Join the fight to save Fort Largs – Rally this Saturday We are still waiting for information on the Government’s plans for the Fort Largs site. In April the State Government announced plans to sell the fort site to a developer, including the heritage fortifications and associated
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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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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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ABC News interview featuring Prof Norman Etherington AM President NTSA

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ABC News interview featuring Prof Norman Etherington AM President NTSA State Government’s Heritage stance -Future of Glenside Ward Z and Fort Largs at Taperoo To view the interview please click here.
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Media Release Pioneer Women’s Trail

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The historical village of Hahndorf in the Adelaide Hills is celebrating its 175th birthday. As part of the celebrations, men, women and children will walk or run to Beaumont House on the Pioneer Womenʼs Trail on Sunday 18 May 2014 in memory of Hahndorfʼs courageous pioneer women. For more information
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Adelaide City Explorer Launch

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Adelaide City Explorer Launch , a new way to explore Adelaide. The National Trust of South Australia, in partnership with Adelaide City Council, launched on the 16th of April a new mobile app and website to promote the city’s heritage and to encourage visitors and locals alike to take a
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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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National Trust Heritage Festival 2014

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HELP CELEBRATE OUR NATION OF TRAVELLERS WITH 1,500 FANTASTIC EVENTS ACROSS AUSTRALIA DURING APRIL AND MAY Pack your suitcase, fill your rucksack and shove a jumbuck in your tuckerbag because you’re coming on a journey! Join the National Trust in celebrating Australian journeys with the 2014 National Trust Heritage Festival.
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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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Australia’s Community Heritage website

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Australia’s Community Heritage website launched by the National Trust in 2013 In an exciting online community based initiative, the National Trust is inviting everyone to get involved with the Australian Government’s Australia’s Community Heritage website. The website is a free heritage site for groups and individuals to share their stories
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Adelaide City Heritage website

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Adelaide City Heritage website One of the highlights of this year’s SA Heritage Festival was the launch of the National Trust’s Adelaide City Heritage website on Wednesday 8th of May. The new website provides an online showcase of heritage in the City of Adelaide, as well as providing a forum
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Australian Heritage Week 2014 -Does Heritage really Matter?

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Australian Heritage Week 2014 – Does Heritage Really Matter? Kali Hunter Enterprises presents the Ultimate Dinner Debate Key Note Speakers: Greg Hunt MP, Minister for the Environment, Lieutenant Governor, Hieu Van Le AO. Guest Speakers Prof Mads Gaardboe, Dean of Art, Architecture and Design, University of SA, Ben Hewett, SA
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Media release

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Media Release from Steven Marshall MP State Liberal Leader Monday 22nd April 2013 National Trust Funding Reinstated State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall has committed to refunding the National Trust if elected in 2014. The National Trust of South Australia looks after historic buildings, history collections, and natural reserves. There are
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