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Early Works for Melbourne Metro Rail Project begin at St Kilda Road

UPDATE: Early works are now underway at St Kilda Road in preparation for the construction of Domain Station, one of five new station proposed as…


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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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…

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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…


Melbourne Council Courts Controversy with QVM Plan

Queen Victoria Market is set to dominate tonight’s City of Melbourne Council meeting, with three items on the agenda, including a confidential item to discuss…

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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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Urgent calls for a new heritage study of the London Hotel to determine local significance

The campaign to stop the demolition of the London Hotel continues this week, with the City of Port Phillip voting unanimously at the council meeting…

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London Hotel to be replaced by an 8-storey development

As highly publicized in the media in the past few days, the London Hotel in Port Melbourne is currently under threat. Developers have lodged plans…

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9 Melbourne CBD Modernist buildings receive interim heritage protection

In 2011 the City of Melbourne proposed to expand local heritage protection to an additional 99 buildings in Melbourne’s CBD under Planning Scheme Amendment C186….

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Pentridge process highlights lack of transparency

The fight against a 19-storey development at the former Pentridge Prison in Coburg was strengthened this week, with Councillors at the City of Moreland voting to…