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Former Red Cross Rest Home in Caulfield added to Victorian Heritage Register after 2-year campaign

Back in 2015, the National Trust became aware of a permit application that proposed the complete demolition of a former Red Cross Rest Home in the…

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Chalet maintenance program well underway as a new ‘Vision’ for Mt Buffalo is revealed

To read our blog from November 2016 on the ‘story so far’, and for further background to the items discussed below, please click here. As…

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Point Nepean National Park Draft Master Plan

Parks Victoria is currently undertaking a review of the Point Nepean National Park Master Plan ‘to reflect government policy and community views.’ As taken from…

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Ballarat Station Precinct Redevelopment

In July 2015, the Victorian Government pledged up to $25 million towards the delivery of the Ballarat Station Precinct Redevelopment Project, in partnership with the…

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Threat to System Garden at the University of Melbourne

The National Trust has written to the University of Melbourne expressing serious concerns regarding proposed works to System Garden, the ‘oldest and only remaining garden…

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UPDATE: A win for the National Trust as the Heritage Council agrees to amend the registration for the Richmond Maltings Complex

As outlined on our blog back in November 2016, and in our post last week, the National Trust has been actively campaigning for the future preservation of…

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Caydon Property Group lodge new heritage permits to redevelop the Richmond Maltings site

The National Trust has made a detailed submission to Heritage Victoria this week in response to two new permit applications lodged by Caydon Property Group…

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NTAV submission to Heritage Victoria re Melbourne Metro on St Kilda Road

This week the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) made a detailed submission to Heritage Victoria regarding the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA) permit for works…

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Burnham Beeches back on the agenda

This week the National Trust made a submission to the Yarra Ranges Council regarding a proposed Planning Scheme Amendment and Planning Permit for Burnham Beeches,…

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Heritage Bill 2016 to be Debated in Parliament

Following a review of the Heritage Act 1995 undertaken in 2015 ( click here to read the National Trust submission), Planning Minister Richard Wynne has introduced…