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Archive for February, 2014

White Night Melbourne 2014

Heritage Under Lights

Melbourne’s White Night 2014

30 years of research absent from Victoria’s draft forest policy

Click above to see the YouTube clip recorded by Prof. David Lindenmayer last week.

Portland North Primary School former School Masters Residence (1)

Schools, heritage overlays and “entitlement” funding

Portland North Primary School has been told that it must demolish an 1870s former School Master’s Residence if it wants more facilities. The Education Department…

Great Forest National Park

Festival puts Great Forest NP front and centre

The National Trust made a cameo at the Sustainable Living Festival at Federation Square & Birrarung Marr last weekend, to invite the crowd to a special…

Raglan St, Daylesford

100-year-old trees lopped in Daylesford

We were contacted last week by the Hepburn Advocate regarding the demolition of heritage trees at 37 Raglan St in Daylesford. The property at 37…

Former Hoyts Cinema Complex Bourke Street (2)

Former Hoyts Cinema Building, 140 Bourke Street, Melbourne

In November 2013, we nominated the former Hoyts Cinema Complex in Bourke Street for the Victorian Heritage Register. Designed by Sydney architect Peter Muller in…

from the Age Jan 2014

Mt Buffalo Chalet

The National Trust supports the Department’s proposed actions for future development at the Mount Buffalo Chalet in part, however in general we write in objection…

Plan Melbourne

Plan Melbourne on ABC 7.30 Report

Prof. Roz Hansen, former chair of the ministerial advisory committee for Plan Melbourne, has been interviewed by ABC’s 7.30, with comments in response from Planning Minister Matthew…

HF Website Screen Grab copy

The National Trust Heritage Festival Journeys 2014

Pack your suitcase, fill your rucksack and shove a jumbuck in your tuckerbag… you’re coming on a Journey! The new Heritage Festival website is now…