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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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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….

Whitehorse Amendment C172

On 15-16 March 2016, the National Trust appeared at the panel hearing for Whitehorse Planning Scheme Amendment C172. The City of Whitehorse are implementing one…

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Trust acts to save Victoria’s first curtain-wall building

The Trust is currently lobbying Councillors for the City of Yarra in the lead-up to a Special Meeting of Council tonight to consider a Development…

National Trust seeks commitment on heritage issues in lead-up to state election

On 28 August, the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) issued a series of questions to the leaders of the major parties in the lead-up to…

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Urban Heritage Conference October 2014: the Challenges of Advocating for Marvellous Melbourne’s CBD Modernism

Given the heritage study work that the City of Melbourne has undertaken in the last three years preparing heritage controls for hundreds more buildings, this…

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University of Melbourne Urban Heritage Conference – Day 2 Wrap-up

Day 2 commenced with formalities from Professor Jaynie Anderson and University of Melbourne Vice Chancellor, Professor Glyn Davis, who introduced Robert Doyle, Lord Mayor of Melbourne. Robert Doyle touched…

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University of Melbourne Urban Heritage Conference – Day 1 Wrap-up

Convened by the Australia Institute of Art History, the University of Melbourne is currently hosting an international conference “to explore approaches to the preservation of…

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Total House heritage registration to be challenged by owners at Supreme Court

Following the Heritage Council registration hearing in February this year, Total House (located 170 Russell Street, corner of Little Bourke Street, Melbourne) was due to…

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A Journey through Melbourne’s Modernism

Melbourne’s Modernism has some new advocates following two Heritage Festival walking tours led by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria)’s Built Environment Committee with Melbourne Architours. The…