Planning

Historic Curtin Hotel up for state heritage protection in “landmark decision”   

Historic Curtin Hotel up for state heritage protection in “landmark decision”   

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Carlton’s historic The Curtin Hotel is a step closer in being saved from the developer’s wrecking ball after the building was recommended for inclusion on the Victorian Heritage Register.

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“Heritage is ignored”: Growing concerns for Melbourne General Cemetery’s “barren” state

August 3rd, 2022 - Carol Saffer

Community members are calling on the state government to provide urgent support to protect Melbourne General Cemetery’s heritage, as the cemetery’s trustee pledges to “invest in planting and amenity”.

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New development proposed for eyesore Cancer Council building

August 3rd, 2022 - Brendan Rees

An eyesore building in Carlton that formerly housed the Cancer Council’s headquarters could be knocked down to make way for a 13-storey tower and townhouses under a new plan.

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Once-per-decade city strategy reveals strong local worker growth

August 3rd, 2022 - David Schout

Local worker numbers will steadily rise in the coming years, increasing by 50 per cent by 2040 according to a once-per-decade planning blueprint was released by the City of Melbourne in July.

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The Sisters sharing the history of Mary MacKillop and leaving a legacy

August 3rd, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

As Mary MacKillop Heritage Centre approaches its quarterly Open Day on August 6, the Sisters of Saint Joseph at the centre are working hard to share the story of Australia’s first saint Mary MacKillop.

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Wi-Fi inequality at housing towers

February 1st, 2021 - Katie Johnson
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