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Archive for August, 2017

Exterior side view Photo by Tony Knox

City of Greater Bendigo vote to heritage list Alistair Knox designed ‘Nanga Gnulle’

In welcome news this month, the City of Greater Bendigo have voted unanimously to progress heritage overlay protection for 40 Harley Street, Strathdale, also known…

Seymour Cottage, Romsey, 1981, John T. Collins. Photograph courtesy of the State Library of Victoria http://www.slv.vic.gov.au.

The Plight of Seymour Cottage

Last week we were alerted to an article published in the Star Weekly regarding the plight of Seymour Cottage, a significant 19th century gold rush-era cottage…


Developers lodge permit with Heritage Victoria to convert Goods Shed and construct new hotel within Ballarat Railway Complex

The National Trust has objected to a heritage permit application for adaptive re-use and new works at the Ballarat Railway Complex. Overall, we do not believe…


Glen Eira Heritage Policy Review & Post War Heritage

The National Trust congratulates the City of Glen Eira for progressing a much needed review of the municipality’s existing heritage overlay areas, heritage grading system…

6. JCB Amended Plans.pdf

Brighton’s iconic Dendy Street Beach threatened by overdevelopment

Brighton residents are fighting a proposal by Bayside City Council to replace the Surf Lifesaving Club on Dendy Street Beach with a new complex including a…

West Gate Tunnel Project

West Gate Tunnel Project

Last month the National Trust made a submission to the West Gate Tunnel Project Environmental Effects Statement (EES) released by the Western Distributor Authority, following a…