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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 theĀ National Trust submission), Planning Minister Richard Wynne has introduced…

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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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Heritage Victoria grants permit for Pentridge townhouse development

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

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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…

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Tallangatta – our new Notable Town

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

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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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Heritage Protection in the City of Maroondah

After being approached by members of the Ringwood & District Historical Society and the Jubilee Park Residents Heritage Groups (JPRHG), the Trust has written to…

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Trust objects to the demolition of Caulfield Red Cross Rest Home

The National Trust has now lodged a formal objection to the demolition of a 100-year old Red Cross Rest Home built for injured returned soldiers….

Bernard Haines in hospital bed outside Red Cross Rest Home, 1916, State Library of Victoria, H84.258/6. Bernard Haines enlisted in the military at the age of 14, and sailed with the 29th Infantry Brigade of the A.I.F. After two years of service he was seriously wounded at Bapaume, France, in 1917. It was necessary to amputate one of his legs before he came back to Australia. He spent 8 years in the Caulfield Military Hospital before dying after his 41st operation

100-year old World War I Rest Home Under Threat

A significant and unique reminder of Melbourne’s World War I history is currently under threat, with an aged-care operator seeking a permit for the demolition…