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Archive for April, 2016

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

The Trust supports the City of Greater Geelong’s proposed Heritage Overlay for Vietnam Memorial and Avenue of Honour

The City of Greater Geelong have prepared Planning Scheme Amendment C341 to apply a┬áHeritage Overlay to the Vietnam Veterans Avenue of Honour and Memorial, including…

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Trust objects to the demolition of Caulfield Red Cross Rest Home

The National Trust has now lodged a formal objection to the demolition of a 100-year old Red Cross Rest Home built for injured returned soldiers….

Former RACV Headquarters, 1961, State Library of Victoria

9 Melbourne CBD Modernist buildings receive interim heritage protection

In 2011 the City of Melbourne proposed to expand local heritage protection to an additional 99 buildings in Melbourne’s CBD under Planning Scheme Amendment C186….

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New 8-Storey Development proposed for Pentridge

With Heritage Victoria still assessing a controversial proposal by the Shayher Group for a 19-storey tower at Pentridge, Future Estate, the new owners of the…

Bernard Haines in hospital bed outside Red Cross Rest Home, 1916, State Library of Victoria, H84.258/6. Bernard Haines enlisted in the military at the age of 14, and sailed with the 29th Infantry Brigade of the A.I.F. After two years of service he was seriously wounded at Bapaume, France, in 1917. It was necessary to amputate one of his legs before he came back to Australia. He spent 8 years in the Caulfield Military Hospital before dying after his 41st operation

100-year old World War I Rest Home Under Threat

A significant and unique reminder of Melbourne’s World War I history is currently under threat, with an aged-care operator seeking a permit for the demolition…