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ACT NOW to stop Bayside Council backflip on post-war heritage protection

On Tuesday 24 April, Bayside Council will consider a recommendation to abandon a proposed mid-century modern heritage study which was unanimously supported by Councillors just…

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National Trust Objects to Newport Railway Workshops Demolition

The National Trust has objected to a recent Permit Application by VicTrack for part demolition, conservation, and security related works at the West Block Southern Extension…

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National Trust Response to Refusal of Queen Victoria Market Heritage Application

On 28 March, Heritage Victoria formally issued a refusal of a permit application by the City of Melbourne for works including the dismantling, restoration and…

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National Trust Statement Regarding Federation Square

In response to the government’s plans to demolish the Yarra Building at Federation Square for the development of a flagship retail store, the National Trust…

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Smart Planning?

On 16 October, the State Government released the Reforming the Victoria Planning Provisions discussion paper for consultation as part of the Smart Planning project initiated by the current…

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Domain Parkland & Memorial Precinct added to the National Heritage List

One of Australia’s most intact government domains and environs, including landmarks such as Government House, the Domain Parklands, the Shrine of Remembrance and National Trust property La…

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Further demolition proposed at the Former Hoffman Brickworks site

The National Trust prepared a submission this month in response to a permit application that proposes the complete demolition of the former brick Pressing Shed…

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HAVE YOUR SAY: Melbourne Metro Tunnel Project

Draft Development Plans, Draft Early Works Plan and Heritage Permits for the Metro Tunnel Project are now available for public comment. Feedback will only be open…

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Footscray Oak highlights Need for Maribyrnong Tree Protection

The National Trust is supporting a group of Footscray residents fighting to save a historic oak tree on Hyde Street. With a large canopy extending…

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Minister for Planning overrules recommendation to add APM Boiler House to Register

News that the Minister for Planning has overruled recommendations by Heritage Victoria and the Heritage Council of Victoria to add the 1954 APM Boiler House…