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Harry Seidler's plan and sketches of Shell House, image courtesy of Harry Seidler & Associates

Harry Seidler’s ‘Shell House’ considered for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register

The National Trust has appeared at a Heritage Council Registration Hearing supporting the inclusion of ‘Shell House’, located at 1 Spring Street Melbourne, to the…

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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…

Own House - cnr Gatehouse & Morrah Sts. Parkville David Saunders. 1962 by Peter Willie, SLV (01)

The Trust objects to proposed additions to post-war residential property in Parkville: Saunders House

The Trust has objected to proposed additions to a 1960′s Brutalist house in Parkville, known by the Trust as Saunders House. Here is a copy…

Former RACV Headquarters, 1961, State Library of Victoria

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…


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…

National Trust, comparative study 1955-1975

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…


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…


Total House, Russell Street Melbourne – a win – to be added to Victorian Heritage Register

Following the hearing before the Registrations Committee of the Heritage Council in February 2014, the Heritage Council has determined to add Total House to the…