Planning

Queen Victoria Market revamp gets green light

Queen Victoria Market revamp gets green light

April 9th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The state government has approved a $1.7 billion plan that will revamp the Queen Victoria Market (QVM) with three new high-rise towers and a public square.

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Superannuation on paid parental leave – a win for all

April 4th, 2024 - Michael Sauer

From July 1, 2025, superannuation will now be paid on top of government-funded paid parental leave.

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Is your strata manager toxic?

March 20th, 2024 - Melcorp Strata

Every owners’ corporation (OC) should have a strata manager whose skills complement and align with the unique requirements of their building.

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“People’s panel” proposes higher tax on vacant properties

March 18th, 2024 - David Schout

A randomly selected group of everyday Melburnians has come together to recommend ways the City of Melbourne can address the “severe shortage” of affordable housing.

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“Significant interest” in adaptive reuse of CBD buildings amid calls for clearer guidelines

February 20th, 2024 - David Schout

The City of Melbourne is pushing for greater clarity on how CBD buildings can be given a second life rather than being demolished.

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Uncertainty for historic bookshop as building goes up for sale

February 20th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The Hill of Content, the CBD’s oldest and much-loved bookshop, is facing an uncertain future as the historic building it occupies goes up for sale.

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Heritage Victoria gives green light to $1.7bn QVM redevelopment

January 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

A controversial plan to build three high-rise towers and a public square at the southern site of Queen Victoria Market (QVM) has won the backing of Heritage Victoria, drawing the ire of opponents.

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Student tower proposed for King St

January 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

The City of Melbourne is considering a planning application that seeks to build a new 12-storey student tower complete with a rooftop walking track in the CBD.

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Ten years of passionate advocacy for her beloved market

January 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

For Mary-Lou Howie, the iconic Queen Victoria Market (QVM) is a place where people can come together to experience a true sense of community.

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Tower proposed above 150-year-old CBD heritage-listed townhouse  

December 22nd, 2023 - Brendan Rees

A plan to build a 10-storey building and rooftop garden at the rear of a 150-year-old heritage-listed townhouse in the CBD is being considered by the City of Melbourne.      

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Exceptional trees protected

Exceptional trees protected

December 1st, 2014 - CBD News
A big month in construction

A big month in construction

October 2nd, 2018 - CBD News
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