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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…

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…


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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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…


Developer Bid to Demolish Iconic Nylex Silos

The Nylex Sign and the 1960s concrete silos they sit upon are an iconic landmark in the Melbourne skyline, dominating multiple view-lines along Punt Road…

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Camperdown Botanic Gardens & Arboretum

The National Trust is supporting the decision of the Executive Director, Heritage Victoria, to refuse a permit for the construction of six cabins, swimming pool,…

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Mayday Hills permit upheld

The Heritage Council of Victoria have handed down their decision regarding the Mayday Hills permit appeal hearing held in April 2015. The decision speaks for…

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Mayday Hills subdivision saga

The heritage permit process is important for the future of Mayday Hills because the permit conditions are set only once for a subdivision, and therefore…

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The Minister for Planning has notified the Heritage Council of Victoria that he is ”calling-in” the matter of the potential registration of Royal Park under…