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National Trust slammed over “completely negligent” maintenance of Polly Woodside

National Trust slammed over “completely negligent” maintenance of Polly Woodside

March 12th, 2024 - Sean Car

A volunteer who has been working on South Wharf’s historic tall ship, Polly Woodside, for more than 40 years has spoken out against its owner for neglecting one of Melbourne’s most treasured maritime assets.

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A look inside the Fox Classic Car Collection

November 29th, 2023 - Sean Car

Open two days a week in the historic Queen’s Warehouse in Docklands, the evolution of trucking billionaire Lindsay Fox’s classic car collection remains somewhat of a mystery to many in the community.

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Removal works under way at Central Pier

September 27th, 2023 - Sean Car

The slow process of demolishing the heritage-listed Central Pier has officially begun, with removal works commencing in late September.

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Goods Shed saved after two-tower proposal is refused

February 1st, 2023 - Brendan Rees

The historic Goods Shed in Docklands has been saved from the wrecking ball after Heritage Victoria knocked back a controversial two-tower development proposal.

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Government takes next steps to remove “derelict” Central Pier

August 4th, 2022 - Sean Car

The state government has announced that it will progress plans to demolish and revitalise Central Pier to “ensure its safety and reliability for years to come” – a move welcomed by Lord Mayor Sally Capp.

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Western tip works due for August completion

August 3rd, 2022 - Sean Car

Development Victoria (DV) has told Docklands News that it anticipates works to remove Central Pier’s western tip will be completed this month.

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Central Pier set to receive heritage installation as work continues to remove the western tip

May 4th, 2022 - Brendan Rees

Docklands’ century-old pier is set to get a heritage installation recognising the “original footprint of the pier”, as part of a Heritage Victoria condition on the western tip’s removal.

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The smell of Vegemite recognised for heritage value

September 2nd, 2021 - David Schout

Drivers passing over the Westgate Bridge will know the aroma well.

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Demolition of Central Pier presses ahead

June 2nd, 2021 - Sean Car

The first chapter of a long-awaited revival of Central Pier has been given hope, with the state government including $3 million in its recent budget for a concept design and business case for demolition and redevelopment.

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Heritage protections for Fishermans Bend

April 29th, 2021 - Sean Car

Shed 21 on Lorimer St in Docklands was among five industrial sites nominated for heritage protection as part of the City of Melbourne's independent heritage review of Fishermans Bend.

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Removal works under way at Central Pier

Removal works under way at Central Pier

September 27th, 2023 - Sean Car
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