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National Trust Backs City of Port Phillip Call to Protect Social Heritage

In the wake of the recent demolition of the Greyhound Hotel in St Kilda, the National Trust has supported a motion by the City of Port…

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Palace Theatre should be saved, despite damage, says Prof. Davison

Read The Age‘s summary of the first two days of this week’s VCAT hearing: http://www.theage.com.au/victoria/melbournes-palace-theatre-should-be-saved-despite-damage-says-heritage-expert-20160223-gn1i7q.html Picture credit: Scott Boelsen photography

Palace Theatre VCAT

Can Facebook ‘likes’ save the Palace Theatre?

The National Trust, MHA and Save the Palace called Dr Anthony McCoskar, senior lecturer in media and communications at Swinburne University, to give evidence about his analysis of…

#savethepalace VCAT matter encore

As reported in the Age, the VCAT hearing which originally went for three days in March will now have to be reconstituted because of the…


Palace Theatre VCAT Hearing

The Palace Theatre VCAT matter has now concluded following three very full days of hearings before VCAT’s most senior member, Deputy President Helen Gibson. The…

Palace Theatre interior salvage 25 11 2014 (pic by Eddie Jim, The Age) (7)

What the Palace Theatre and Whitlam house sagas tell us about the need for heritage reform

What lessons should be learned from the recent dramas with Gough Whitlam’s birthplace and the Palace Theatre? We recently asked the major political parties in…

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Trust Advocate Explainer – The Palace Under Threat

Following reports yesterday afternoon by Save the Palace, it emerged that part of the interior of the Palace Theatre was being stripped by a demolition…

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The Palace Theatre: October Update

The fight for the former Palace Theatre has taken a new turn following the recent decision by City of Melbourne Councillors to examine the heritage…

The Palace Theatre, Continued.

The fight for 20-30 Bourke Street (The Palace Theatre) continues under new mandatory height controls for the Bourke Hill Precinct. In a long awaited move…

Friday night vigil at the Palace a Theatre, May 2014

Decision on Palace Theatre Delayed

On Tuesday night the City of Melbourne’s Future Melbourne Committee considered the current planning application for the Palace Theatre site at 20-30 Bourke Street, following…