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Archive for May, 2014

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National Trust Gallipoli Oaks Project – 2nd annual harvest

29 May 2014 The second annual National Trust Gallipoli Oaks acorn harvest was launched today at Geelong Grammar by Mr Ramsay MLC, an old Grammarian…

Coming Soon: National Register of Significant Trees

Got an iPhone? Download our Trust Trees app now, and get the Significant Tree Register in your pocket. And if you don’t have an iPhone,…

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Street art: ephemerality challenging the sanction of permanence

In 2010 the Brumby government asked Heritage Victoria to undertake a study assessing the heritage value of culturally significant street art in Melbourne, as well…

Plan Melbourne – Initiative 4.6.1 Planning for ”distinctiveness”

Plan Melbourne includes Direction 4.6 – Create More Great Public Places Throughout Melbourne. “Metropolitan Melbourne is a mosaic of diverse natural landscapes and urban places….

Plan Melbourne

Plan Melbourne released May 2014 – heritage incentives

Plan Melbourne 2014 includes an initiative to create incentives for heritage conservation. The specific short-term initiative is: “Investigate the potential of transferable development rights for…


A Journey through Melbourne’s Modernism

Melbourne’s Modernism has some new advocates following two Heritage Festival walking tours led by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)’s Built Environment Committee with Melbourne Architours. The…

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Goods Shed No.2 – up to no good again

Equiset Grollo Group has applied for a Heritage Victoria permit for the redevelopment of southern end of the  No. 2 Goods Shed (north) at 708-710…

Hanging Rock

Hotels in our National Parks, but not for Hanging Rock

Planning Minister Matthew Guy and Environment Minister Ryan Smith have jointly announced a $1M maintenance fund to repair and upkeep the grounds and facilities at…

Royal Park EWLink Works

East-West Link

The Minister for Planning has notified the Heritage Council of Victoria that he is ”calling-in” the matter of the potential registration of Royal Park under…

MBC 3 04 05 2014

Mount Buffalo Chalet: more than just a picture postcard

Heritage Victoria has conditionally approved a permit for the proposed works at Mount Buffalo Chalet. The permit allows for conservation works to the main Chalet…