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Tuesday November 13, 2018

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Second Chance for Sydney’s Sirius Building
Commercial
Wednesday July 26 2017

Second Chance for Sydney’s Sirius Building

Sydney's iconic Sirius building will get a second chance at a heritage listing after the Land and Environment Court ruled the NSW government made legal errors...

Push to save Sydney’s Brutalist Landmark
Commercial
Wednesday June 7 2017

Push to save Sydney’s Brutalist Landmark

Sydney's most controversial harbourside apartment block could be given a new lease of life with supporters calling for socially-minded developers to purchase the brutalist Sirius building...

Historic NSW Post Office Sale ‘Scandalous’
Commercial
Friday June 2 2017

Historic NSW Post Office Sale ‘Scandalous’

Australia Post's planned sale of Sydney's historic GPO building to foreign buyers is "scandalous" and puts the complex at risk of neglect, the head of the...

Developers Avoiding Rebuild on Illegally Demolished Melbourne Pub
Commercial
Wednesday February 15 2017

Developers Avoiding Rebuild on Illegally Demolished Melbourne Pub

Rogue developers who ignored a heritage overlay and demolished a 159-year-old pub in Melbourne are now trying to avoid rebuilding it.

Vic ‘Cowboy Developers’ Face Jail Time
Commercial
Wednesday December 7 2016

Vic ‘Cowboy Developers’ Face Jail Time

Cowboy Victorian developers who do building work without a permit could get five years in jail and almost half a million dollars in fines.

Cowboy Developers Offer to Rebuild Heritage Pub
Commercial
Friday October 28 2016

Cowboy Developers Offer to Rebuild Heritage Pub

Developers who illegally demolished an historic Melbourne pub say they will rebuild it.

MFB Called to Douse Asbestos at Melbourne Pub Site
Commercial
Friday October 21 2016

MFB Called to Douse Asbestos at Melbourne Pub Site

Firefighters have been called to douse the site of a 19th-century Melbourne pub that was illegally demolished to stop asbestos blowing into the air.

Asbestos Found at Illegally Demolished Melbourne Pub
Safety
Thursday October 20 2016

Asbestos Found at Illegally Demolished Melbourne Pub

Asbestos has been found at the site of an unlawful demolition of a 19th-century Melbourne pub.

Queensland Uni Loses Bid to Stop 47-Storey Tower
Commercial
Tuesday August 2 2016

Queensland Uni Loses Bid to Stop 47-Storey Tower

A major university in Queensland as lost its bid to block a 47-storey apartment complex in Brisbane after a court struck down its appeal in the...

Public
Aug 2 2018
Heritage Cloud Over Vic Federation Square

Melbourne's Federation Square is not a "heritage asset", according to Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews, but the site will still be considered for a protection listing.

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Public
Mar 27 2018
Melbourne's Iconic Flinders Street Station Glorious Restoration

It's been dirty work scraping more than 10 tonnes of pigeon poo from the dome of one of Melbourne's most iconic buildings.

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Commercial
Feb 23 2018
Victoria Govt Pushes Ahead with Apple Store

A day after plans to scuttle Melbourne's proposed Apple flagship store failed, the government says it is pushing on with the controversial development.

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Business
27 Oct, 2016
Victoria Govt Takes Cowboy Developers to VCAT

The developer 'cowboys' who illegally destroyed a Melbourne pub will be hauled before the planning tribunal in a bid to force them to rebuild it.

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Business
17 Mar, 2015
Federal MP wants Lottery to Fund Heritage Sites

Historic railways, traditional stock routes, heritage buildings and symphony orchestras could be the winners from a national lottery if a federal Liberal MP has his way.

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