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A free ride for the advertising industry?

A free ride for the advertising industry?

March 27th, 2019 - CBD News

There’s a marked difference among the world’s major cities on the extent of advertising signs allowed in the urban environment. 


Melbourne’s solution to heritage?

February 22nd, 2019 - CBD News

One of the challenges in urban renewal planning, especially in a capital city context, is designing for new buildings on a site where an existing heritage building is to be retained. 

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Overshadowing restriction for park

June 28th, 2018 - CBD News

VCAT has again supported both the City of Melbourne and Minister for Planning in ensuring that new skyscrapers in the southern part of the CBD do not overshadow Birrarung Marr.

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Tribunal knock backs tavern extension to hours

February 18th, 2018 - CBD News

The tavern at 25 Bank Place got its original permit from the tribunal in 2000. 

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Fight for sign lost in Supreme Court 

August 30th, 2017 - CBD News

Big outdoor advertising company, Octopus Media, has lost its fight in the Supreme Court to erect a new electronic sign on the rooftop at 500 Flinders St.

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