The National Trust ACT welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Report of the Independent Review of the National Capital Authority, Canberra: A Capital Place by Dr Allan Hawke (Hawke Report).
The National Trust ACT, with a membership of over 1,500, is part of the National Trust movement in Australia representing 80,000 members. Our charter states:
- Our vision is to be an independent and expert community leader in the conservation of our cultural and natural heritage.
- Our purpose is to foster public knowledge about, and promote the conservation of places and objects that are significant to our heritage.
- Our organisation is a not-for-profit organisation of people interested in understanding and conserving heritage places and objects of local, national and international significance in the ACT region