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Belvidere Hotel, Chalres Nettleton, 1864, SLV

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…

Greyhound Hotel

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…

Elevated view towards along William Street towards Lonsdale Street Melbourne Vic (high-res)

City of Melbourne Heritage Policy Review

The City of Melbourne have progressed a much-needed Planning Scheme Amendment to review and update the heritage policies and gradings that guide the development of…

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State Government agrees to purchase Former Repatriation Clinic to house the Australian National Veterans Arts Museum

After a four year battle, the Australian National Veterans Arts Museum (ANVAM) have successfully lobbied the State Government to purchase the former Repatriation Commission Outpatient…

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The Heritage Council grants Interim Protection Order for the Morwell Power Station & Briquette Factory

Following intense community pressure to assess the historical value of the Morwell Power Station and Briquette Factory (operational 1956-2014), the Heritage Council of Victoria have…

Harry Seidler's plan and sketches of Shell House, image courtesy of Harry Seidler & Associates

Harry Seidler’s ‘Shell House’ considered for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register

The National Trust has appeared at a Heritage Council Registration Hearing supporting the inclusion of ‘Shell House’, located at 1 Spring Street Melbourne, to the…

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Heritage Victoria grants permit for Richmond Maltings redevelopment

In a landmark decision for Melbourne’s heritage, Heritage Victoria has issued a permit to Caydon Property Group for the redevelopment of the Richmond Maltings Complex, which includes…