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Royal Park named for heritage protection

Royal Park should be legally protected for its cultural significance according to government body Heritage Victoria. Victoria Heritage Executive director Tim Smith has recommended to the Heritage Council that the 160 year old park be included on the Heritage Register that lists the state’s most significant places. Permits are required for any activities on a […]

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East West Link will adversely impact ground water, heritage sites and parkland

The east-west link will adversely impact Royal Park, ten heritage sites including the Melbourne cemetery, ground water flow and contamination plumes according to the comprehensive impact statement released by the Napthine government this morning. The statement said there will be permanent impact and “substantial physical change” at two locations in Royal Park with 23.27 hectares […]