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Fitzroy, View of Victoria Parade, F. Oswald Barnett, 1935, SLV (cropped)

UPDATE: Former Commonwealth Note and Stamp Printing Department in Fitzroy added to Victorian Heritage Register

The inclusion of the Former Commonwealth Note and Stamp Printing building (located at 115 Victoria Parade, Fitzroy) comes after a controversial redevelopment proposal by Australian…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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UPDATE: University of Melbourne System Garden

This week we met with The University of Melbourne to discuss concerns regarding the historically and scientifically significant System Garden, following a media report in…

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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…