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Archive for April, 2014

Yendon Avenue of Honour restored

The town of Yendon have held a commemorative procession featuring the Creswick RSL Light Horse to acknowledge that the town’s Avenue of Honour is finally complete. Read…

Quercus robur avenue looking north

Woodend Avenue of Honour commemorates WWI

The National Trust will be holding a commemoration event for the Woodend Avenue of Honour this coming Anzac Day. Some 370 men and four women…


New Residential Zones and relationship to heritage controls in Victoria

In July 2013 amendments to residential zones were introduced into the Victoria Planning Provisions (VPP). This included: • the introduction of three new zones, the…

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Forum Theatre and proposed hotel tower

The proposed restoration of the Forum Theatre is a welcome proposition by the Marriner Group. This exotic one-of-a-kind building has endured (enjoyed?) a very decayed…

Ballarat Heritage Award Winners 2013

Ballarat Heritage Awards shortlist

The shortlist for Heritage Award winners for City of Ballarat have been announced. Since 2011 we have been developing our regional Heritage Awards Program with…

riental Hotel Williamstown - courtesy Save Williamstown

Oriental Hotel Williamstown considered by Heritage Council

Hobsons Bay Council decision to refuse a permit for demolition of 1854 Oriental Hotel was overturned at VCAT in December 2013. The Oriental is a…

proposed Great Forest National Park

Ecological interdependence and the Great Forest National Park

As part of a series of short essays on environmental governance, we applied the conceptual framework of ecological interdependence to test the proposed model for…

Some of the heritage-listed properties in Wellington St Clifton Hill to be demolished for East West Link

East West Link

The East West Link Assessment Committee is hearing evidence and submissions in response to terms of reference established by the Minister for Planning for the…