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National Trust Statement Regarding Federation Square

In response to the government’s plans to demolish the Yarra Building at Federation Square for the development of a flagship retail store, the National Trust…


Planning Panels Victoria releases Panel Report on Sunbury Rings Cultural Landscape

From August to October 2017, the National Trust attended a Planning Panel hearing to advocate for the protection of the Sunbury Rings Cultural Landscape, classified by the…

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High-Rise Apartment Tower proposed within World Heritage Environs Area

We have prepared a Statement of Grounds for an upcoming VCAT hearing to determine whether an 8-10 storey apartment tower should be constructed atop a pair…


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…

Elevated view towards along William Street towards Lonsdale Street Melbourne Vic (high-res)

City of Melbourne Heritage Policy Review

The City of Melbourne have progressed a much-needed Planning Scheme Amendment to review and update the heritage policies and gradings that guide the development 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…


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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Heritage Victoria grants permit for Pentridge townhouse development

Heritage Victoria has just announced the approval of a new permit (granted on 12 August 2016) at Pentridge Prison for 38 townhouses at 19 Urquhart Street….


The National Trust objects to the proposed removal of external paint and tree controls in the Yarra Ranges

The National Trust has appeared at a Planning Panel this past week objecting to a Planning Scheme Amendment that proposes to weaken heritage controls at…


Tallangatta – our new Notable Town

The National Trust has recognised the town of Tallangatta as our second Notable Town.