Melbourne Heritage Action needs your help! We have sent our objection to the new ISPT development planned for the corner of Lt Lonsdale and Spring St. Not only will the … Continue reading
The City of Melbourne has granted interim protection to all places cited in its recently completed West Melbourne heritage review, newly granting protection to dozens of industrial and residential sites from the 1860s to the 1980s.
Melbourne City Councillors have variously sat on their own hands, ignored the advice of their own heritage experts, and ignored the pleas of their own constituents in allowing the demolition of the former Burton’s Livery
There is clearly something amiss when at least dozen major planning applications do not get a hearing at a Melbourne City Council meeting because a majority of Councillors have received … Continue reading
Another high moment this week on the heritage roller-coaster that we can celebrate. Wheeeeeee!!! Finally some movement on the post-war buildings that Matthew Guy decided shouldn’t receive heritage protection as … Continue reading
VCAT has approved the demolition of all but the front facade of the Palace Theatre, in a decision that deals a devastating blow to the heart of Melbourne’s live music … Continue reading
The City of Melbourne has unanimously approved a new review of built heritage in the Hoddle Grid at last night’s Future Melbourne Committee meeting.
After persistent lobbying from MHA, we are very pleased to report that this Tuesday, Melbourne City Council’s Future Melbourne Committee will at last consider options for conducting and adopting its first … Continue reading
MHA is concerned about a proposal to erect a tall and visually imposing fence around the art deco electrical substation (built 1940) in the Fitzroy Gardens. The images in the … Continue reading