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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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Heritage Victoria grants permit for Pentridge townhouse development

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

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Heritage Victoria Approves Pentridge Tower

In news just to hand, Heritage Victoria has given the green light to a controversial 8-storey tower at 11 Urquhart Street, Coburg. The permit, including…

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Iconic view saved

We’re skipping with joy over our recent win at VCAT.  The National Trust lodged an objection to a permit application to a new apartment tower next door…

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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…

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Urgent calls for a new heritage study of the London Hotel to determine local significance

The campaign to stop the demolition of the London Hotel continues this week, with the City of Port Phillip voting unanimously at the council meeting…

Views of Skipping Girl under threat

A new 9-storey apartment building is proposed at 647-649 Victoria Street Abbotsford. The site is on the north-east corner of the Burnley & Victoria Streets…

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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

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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…