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Archive for September, 2015

City of Port Phillip votes YES for heritage at Fishermans Bend

Last night City of Port Phillip Councillors voted in favour of a recommendation by Council officers to initiate heritage protection for a number of sites…

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Solar panels: yay or nay?

Two recent but unrelated articles about solar panels on heritage buildings in inner Melbourne highlight the vexed and confusing approach of heritage towards this contemporary energy solution.

Tarran Valley rezoning

This subdivision on the southern approach to Maldon is once again under consideration, having been first mooted in 2006. 

Image credit: Mark Hawthorne, The Age

Planning Panel considers Heritage Overlay for “Ngara”

Last week the Trust was represented at two day hearing by Planning Panels Victoria appointed to consider Boroondara Planning Amendment C208. While the amendment seeks…