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1. Red Cross Rest House, Caulfield Military Hospital

Former Red Cross Rest Home in Caulfield added to Victorian Heritage Register after 2-year campaign

Back in 2015, the National Trust became aware of a permit application that proposed the complete demolition of a former Red Cross Rest Home in the…

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Chalet maintenance program well underway as a new ‘Vision’ for Mt Buffalo is revealed

To read our blog from November 2016 on the ‘story so far’, and for further background to the items discussed below, please click here. As…

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Ballarat Station Precinct Redevelopment

In July 2015, the Victorian Government pledged up to $25 million towards the delivery of the Ballarat Station Precinct Redevelopment Project, in partnership with the…

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Threat to System Garden at the University of Melbourne

The National Trust has written to the University of Melbourne expressing serious concerns regarding proposed works to System Garden, the ‘oldest and only remaining garden…

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UPDATE: A win for the National Trust as the Heritage Council agrees to amend the registration for the Richmond Maltings Complex

As outlined on our blog back in November 2016, and in our post last week, the National Trust has been actively campaigning for the future preservation of…

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Caydon Property Group lodge new heritage permits to redevelop the Richmond Maltings site

The National Trust has made a detailed submission to Heritage Victoria this week in response to two new permit applications lodged by Caydon Property Group…

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Mt Buffalo Chalet’s future still in doubt

Many Victorians have fond memories of visiting Mt Buffalo Chalet as a child or an adult. It is a place synonymous with recreation and leisure,…

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Developer Bid to Demolish Iconic Nylex Silos

The Nylex Sign and the 1960s concrete silos they sit upon are an iconic landmark in the Melbourne skyline, dominating multiple view-lines along Punt Road…

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The Life and Death of the Carlton Inn

If you want to get away with murder, it’s probably unwise to attempt it in the shadow of a law faculty. But that’s exactly what…

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Tallangatta – our new Notable Town

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