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Minister for Planning ignores heritage council to approve Shell House plans

Minister for Planning ignores heritage council to approve Shell House plans

July 24th, 2024 - Sean Car

Minister for Planning Sonya Kilkenny has exercised call-in powers to greenlight the redevelopment of the iconic Shell House despite opposition from the Heritage Council of Victoria and the City of Melbourne. 

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New trader shed takes shape at Queen Vic Market

April 24th, 2024 - Brendan Rees

Work is under way to construct a new trader shed at the Queen Victoria Market, which will replace the current meat and seafood delivery dock built in the 1980s.

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Builder awarded top honour for Palace Theatre redevelopment

September 20th, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The builders behind the 16-storey Le Meridien five-star Marriott Hotel have been named the Master Builder of the Year after the controversial redevelopment of the 110-year-old Palace Theatre.

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Push to double fine for out-of-hours construction breaches

April 26th, 2023 - David Schout

One local councillor said it was an “open secret” some developers were happy to cop current fines, and it was time to make penalties a genuine financial deterrent.

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Women lead the way in Victoria University City Tower’s sky-high achievements throughout the build

July 27th, 2022 - Kaylah Joelle Baker

Victoria University’s (VU) City Tower is officially Australia’s largest vertical campus. Sitting 32 levels high, it serves as a reminder of what can be achieved when women are supported and encouraged in the construction industry.

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Workers set to return to Probuild sites

March 23rd, 2022 - David Schout

Work was reportedly set to recommence on two key CBD sites previously held by now collapsed construction giant Probuild.

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CBD laneways come to life with local art

October 27th, 2021 - CBD News

Forty laneways throughout the CBD will be transformed into public art attractions in a program designed to keep artists employed during the pandemic. 

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Mooted tower near QVM could destroy iconic art laneway

October 27th, 2021 - CBD News

An iconic street art laneway in Melbourne’s CBD could face the wrecking ball after the City of Melbourne approved plans to build an adjoining 41-storey tower development. 

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Push for a better-designed city welcomes local input

October 27th, 2021 - CBD News

The City of Melbourne’s newly appointed Design Excellence Advisory Committee brings together industry experts, academics and community members to work through design challenges and opportunities facing Melbourne. CBD News spoke with two locals who form part of the inaugural committee.

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City Loop safety upgrade sits idle with no contractor in sight

September 23rd, 2021 - CBD News

Workssites near Parliament Station and Flagstaff Gardens continue to sit dormant as the state government desperately tries to find a new contractor to finish a safety upgrade of Melbourne’s City Loop.

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Nightly truck procession  to continue

Nightly truck procession to continue

October 22nd, 2014 - CBD News
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