Trust News August 2015

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In this edition of Trust News, National Trust places and programs awarded substantial funding to benefit communities on both sides of the country.
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Heritage in Trust May 2013

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The first online edition of Heritage in Trust. Information on tours & activities, as well as more info on the Centenary Rally and a recap of some events during the Heritage Festival  
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Heritage in Trust August 2013

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      Information regarding the progress of the Trust’s Centenary Rally and words from President Eric Martin & Treasurer Scott McAlister on their contributions to the Trust during a difficult period.    
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Heritage in Trust November 2013

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In this edition of Heritage in Trust our feature article is on the Trust’s very successful Centenary of Canberra Rally coordinated by outgoing CEO Chris Wain, who writes on his period as ACT NT President, as well as some words by the new President. Peter Dowling writes about the Trust’s
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Heritage in Trust February 2014

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In this edition we return to the theme of heritage suburbs with John Tucker’s article on Reid and an article (Anthology) on an innovative theatrical journey which celebrates the history of Westlake. Information on the 2014 Canberra & Region Heritage Festival is also included along with a word from former
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Heritage in Trust May 2014

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This issue takes us to Italy to visit Hanbury Gardens which when created had a good collection of Australian plants. Closer to home we look at Yarralumla Nursery Open Day, part of this year’s Heritage Festival. Yarralumla Nursery has provided many Canberrans with native plants and has become a much
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Heritage in Trust August 2014

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The May edition of Heritge News contained a short article by Peter Dowling on the West block “Bunker”. Here, Peter expands on the story. ‘How natural are our natural landscapes? A report on our speaker’s night with guest Bill Gammage and Saint Peter and Paul’s Old Catherdral, Goulburn – completed
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Heritage in Trust February 2015

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Find out about the new app following the Mt Stromlo Heritage Trail, the history of the National Trust logo and get a taste of historic Devon and Cornwall from our editor, Maree Treadwell.    
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Trust News WA Aug 2015

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Inside this Issue: 2 PERSPECTIVES Irene Stainton joins National Trust Council, The President’s Message Dutch expertise comes to the Trust, Heritage Watch. 4 INNOVATION Oyster Harbour Aboriginal Fishtraps, Whirling Dervishes wowed the crowds. 6 CATALYST New laws cast a spotlight on Aboriginal heritage, Wanslea a winner, Vale Helena Murphy, Volunteering
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Heritage in Trust November 2014

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    Read about ANU’s new Heritage Trail at Mt Stromlo and John Tucker’s article on making the most of your membership when visiting the UK.
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Sharing our Stories

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understanding the principles of heritage interpretation, and the role it plays in community development the processes of heritage interpretation the production of heritage policies, strategies and projects writing applications for grant funding to pay for the costs of skilled assistance and production. Download Sharing Our Stories
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Trust News May 2015

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National Trust places and programs awarded substantial funding to benefit communities on both sides of the country.
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Polly Woodside – Melbourne’s Tall Ship

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The story of a small, late-century sailing ship, her builders and owners, her voyages and of the men who sailed her. Ann Gibson’s book provides an in-depth social history of one of Australia’s most significant historic vessels. The ship’s journeys around the world are presented in detail and the experiences of
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Heritage in Trust May 2015

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The Metric Church? St Stephen’s, Queanbeyan, report on the Heritage Festival events 2015 including our open day at Mugga Mugga.  
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Archaeology and rock art in the Dampier Archipelago

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A report prepared for the National Trust of Australia (WA)
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Bon Scott’s Memorial at Fremantle Cemetery

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Heritage assessment of the memorial to Fremantle-raised Bon Scott, lead singer of the highly popular band AC/DC.
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Wolston House

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Wolston House in Wacol Brisbane is one of the oldest existing farmhouses in Brisbane. Constructed during 1852 for Doctor Stephen Simpson, one of Queensland’s first magistrates, its history is the story of change on the fringes of Brisbane city – from pastoralism to agriculture and dairying and finally to heritage
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Labassa

Labassa

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By the 1880s, Melbourne was one of the wealthiest, most glamorous cities in the British Empire. Between 1885 and 1890, nine or ten buildings were completed in the city centre each week, many of them sic to twelve storeys high. This heady decade opened with the completion of the Royal Exhibition Buildings, designed in the Renaissance revival style. In 1888-89 the Centennial Exhibition was staged there, a momentous event that signified Melbourne's high artistic, economic and social achievements. It was at this time that A. W. Robertson commissioned the architect J. A. B. Koch to transform Sylliott Hill into the opulent mansion Ontario. If the Royal Exhibition Building was Melbourne's public expression of confidence at this time, then Ontario, now known as Labassa, was a private one."
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The Story of Como House

The Story of Como

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Read the fascinating story of Como, its notable succession of occupants and their luxurious lifestyles in this landmark Melbourne house. The ninety five year occupancy by the Armytage family provides a rich insight into the social history of Melbourne’s upper class. This 20 page book features historic and contemporary illustrations and is an
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Light in the Window

A Light in the Window

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Drawing heavily on primary sources, this book  brings to life the story of James and Mary Harper who built Harper’s Mansion and the Surveyor-General Inn in Berrima in the 1830s. BUY NOW
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Rivers of Emotion

Rivers of Emotion

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Edited by Susan Broomhall and Gina Pickering. An emotional history of the Swan and Canning Rivers is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s Your Community Heritage Program Please be aware that this booklet includes images and names of deceased people that may cause sadness or distress to Aboriginal and
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