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Archive for July, 2016

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Melbourne Council Courts Controversy with QVM Plan

Queen Victoria Market is set to dominate tonight’s City of Melbourne Council meeting, with three items on the agenda, including a confidential item to discuss…

London Hotel, 1967, Harold Paynting Collection, SLV

Have Your Say: Heritage Assessment Survey for The London Hotel

In response to significant community outrage over the demolition of the much loved London Hotel at 92 Beach Street Port Melbourne (read more about the proposed…

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Heritage Victoria Approves Pentridge Tower

In news just to hand, Heritage Victoria has given the green light to a controversial 8-storey tower at 11 Urquhart Street, Coburg. The permit, including…

July 9 2016

Flash update 13 July: Flemington Road Gum

Click here to read the latest on the Guardians of the Flemington Road Gum facebook page.  Today, a big pile of construction fencing was dropped…

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Melbourne Metro Rail Project

The Trust has responded the the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) released by the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA). The EES proposes a preferred course and construction…

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We’re skipping with joy over our recent win at VCAT.  The National Trust lodged an objection to a permit application to a new apartment tower next door…