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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…

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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…

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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…

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Ballarat Railway Station redevelopment plans now on exhibition

Following the release of concept designs earlier this year for the Ballarat Railway Precinct redevelopment, developer Pellicano has now lodged plans for the adaptive re-use…

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Momentum Builds Towards QVM Renewal

After months of speculation, Planning Minister Richard Wynne has announced the approval of planning controls in and around the Queen Victoria Market. One of the…

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National Trust monitors substantial expansions proposed for Victoria Parade in Fitzroy

The National Trust has been approached by concerned members of the local community regarding two major developments proposed within the South Fitzroy Heritage Overlay Area on…

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UPDATE: Harry Seidler’s ‘Shell House’ added to the Victorian Heritage Register

After considering Heritage Victoria’s recommendation, submissions received, and after conducting a hearing, the Heritage Council has determined that 1 Spring Street Melbourne, formerly known as Shell…

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National Trust Backs City of Port Phillip Call to Protect Social Heritage

In the wake of the recent demolition of the Greyhound Hotel in St Kilda, the National Trust has supported a motion by the City of Port…

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Early Works for Melbourne Metro Rail Project begin at St Kilda Road

UPDATE: Early works are now underway at St Kilda Road in preparation for the construction of Domain Station, one of five new station proposed as…

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Younghusband by Impact Investment Group 2017 (Front)

Impact Investment Group’s plans for the Former Younghusband Wool Stores Complex in Kensington

In April, National Trust Advocacy Team attended community engagement workshops and walking tour of the former Younghusband Wool Stores Complex in Kensington with Impact Investment…