The MAGNA Awards, are Museums & Galleries Premiere National Awards, and celebrate outstanding achievements in the areas of exhibitions, public programs, Indigenous projects, and research. The
2019 MAGNAs were recently announced at an awards ceremony held in Alice Springs, as part of the
AMaGA National Conference.
The National Trust Heritage Awards are the signature event of the Australian Heritage Festival and in 2019 they will be in their 25th year of recognising heritage projects. The Australian Heritage Festival is supported through funding from the Australian Government’s National Trusts Partnership Program and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage.
The awards are highly regarded in the industry and are an opportunity to have work recognised by peers and the public. The 2019 awards will be presented on 10 May 2019 during a luncheon ceremony at Doltone House, Pyrmont. Every year entrants for the awards include councils, community groups, corporations and individuals. The entries include everything from education and research to restoration of objects, re-vitalisation, architectural re-invigoration, documentaries, regeneration of the environment and hard-working advocacy campaigners.