The Awards presentation was held at a Gala Dinner held at Brisbane City Hall on Saturday, 20th May 2017 in the presence of His Excellency the Honourable Paul de Jersey AC and Mrs Kaye de Jersey.
Guests were entertained by Naomi Price, one of Australia’s leading cabaret and music theatre performers, Luke Kennedy, a member one of the most successful classical crossover groups The TEN Tenors and Mark Watson, award winning producer and musician.
Guest Speaker, Tim Jarvis AM, environmental scientist, author, adventurer and public speaker with Masters degrees in environmental science and environmental law spoke of his unsupported expeditions into the world’s most remote regions.
History’s Gift is an original song that has been written to capture the essence of the National Trust – celebrating not only special places, but the people and stories that have been created in time.
Download the song as a free gift form the National Trust of Australia (Queensland), and feel free to show your support by making a small donation.
The National Trust of Australia Queensland also appreciates the support from sponsors, The Star Entertainment Group, Westpac and Brisbane City Council, without which the Gala Dinner event would not have been possible.
The Awards were held as a part of the 2017 Australian Heritage Festival.
The Australian Heritage Festival is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s Trusts Partnership Program.