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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…

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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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The Life and Death of the Carlton Inn

If you want to get away with murder, it’s probably unwise to attempt it in the shadow of a law faculty. But that’s exactly what…

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National Trust makes submission to Melbourne Metro Rail Inquiry

Today the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) made a detailed submission to the Melbourne Metro Rail Inquiry hearing into the Environmental Effects Statement, which is…

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Proposed Facadism in West Melbourne: Yuncken Freeman Modernist office-block under threat

The National Trust has objected to a permit application to undertake partial demolition, alteration and construction of a 32-storey tower at 407-415 King Street in…

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Melbourne Metro Rail Project

The Trust has responded the the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) released by the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA). The EES proposes a preferred course and construction…

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Update: Flemington Road gum tree still standing, but for how long?

MEETING NOTICE:  Tomorrow, Saturday 2 July at 7am, friends of the Lemon-scented Gum are again meeting at the tree outside 120 Flemington Road to organise community…

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Lemon-scented Gum on Flemington Road to face chainsaw on 25 June

On Thursday 16 June, VicRoads informed the National Trust that the significant Lemon-scented Gum on Flemington Road will be demolished on Saturday 25 June. The Lemon-scented Gum, and…