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Hou Wang Temple and Museum – National Trust Property

Help the National Trust protect our heritage by undertaking a regular volunteer commitment!

The National Trust works to preserve and promote Australia’s indigenous, environmental, and built heritage and culture.

A huge number of positions are available across the state varying from front of house, food service and clerical roles to guiding, research, promotions and fundraising.

Volunteering at the National Trust is a fantastic way to meet new people, develop new skills and contribute to the history of your local community.

About this site: The only surviving building from a Chinese settlement founded in Atherton in the 1880s, Hou Wang Temple was constructed of timber and corrugated iron and opened in 1903. For decades it was the social and religious heart of Atherton’s Chinese community. The existing fittings for the temple, including the elaborate carvings, bell, ding and metal vessels were made in China.

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Herberton Road




Ph. (07) 4091 6945