Management and Trust
Nutcote house and garden is owned by North Sydney Council and Nutcote Trust managers the property.
May Gibbs’ Nutcote is managed by a volunteer Board.
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The Board is responsible for appointing a paid Manager Curator who looks after the day-to-day running of the historic House Museum and Gardens. The Manager Curator is Stephanie Lake. May Gibbs’ Nutcote reports annually on its activities to North Sydney Council.
Nutcote Vision, Purposes and Goals
May Gibbs’ Nutcote: an enduring celebration of an iconic Australian.
To cherish May Gibbs’ home, garden and life by offering memorable experiences and rewarding learning opportunities.
Goal 1: Access, Inspiration and Learning
We will ensure people of different backgrounds, mobility levels and ages enjoy and are inspired by May Gibbs and her home, Nutcote, by offering rewarding experiences and memorable learning opportunities.
Goal 2: Community Engagement
We will engage a wide range of people to enjoy, understand, interpret the works of May and foster the caring of the House Museum and Garden.
Goal 3: Conservation and Curatorship
We will ensure the significance of Nutcote and May Gibbs continues to be cherished for future generations and protect and preserve its valuable assets.
Goal 4: Organisational resilience
We will ensure good governance and effective management of our resources.