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UPDATE: University of Melbourne System Garden

This week we met with The University of Melbourne to discuss concerns regarding the historically and scientifically significant System Garden, following a media report in…


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…


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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Melbourne Metro Rail Project

The Trust has responded the the Environmental Effects Statement (EES) released by the Melbourne Metro Rail Authority (MMRA). The EES proposes a preferred course and construction…


Update: Flemington Road gum tree still standing, but for how long?

MEETING NOTICE:  Tomorrow, Saturday 2 July at 7am, friends of the Lemon-scented Gum are again meeting at the tree outside 120 Flemington Road to organise community…


Lemon-scented Gum on Flemington Road to face chainsaw on 25 June

On Thursday 16 June, VicRoads informed the National Trust that the significant Lemon-scented Gum on Flemington Road will be demolished on Saturday 25 June. The Lemon-scented Gum, and…

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Bendigo East Anzac Avenue turns 100, but heritage protection still up in the air

Planted along the front path of the school on 16 June 1916,  the Bendigo East Anzac Avenue is one of the last surviving examples of…

Trees in the urban battleground

Dr Greg Moore on trees in the urban battleground, at the recent forum held by the Australian Garden History Society titled ‘Trees – Natural and Cultural Values’….

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TrustTalk on First Aid and Triage for Significant Trees at the Royal Botanical Gardens

The National Trust’s TrustTalks series switched focus to natural heritage on 16 March with a lecture on the management of significant trees by the Royal Botanical…

Separation Tree, October 2013

The Separation Tree is dying

The Separation Tree at the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne (RBGM) has been monitored closely by RBGM staff since it was attacked by vandals, first in 2010 and again…