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Conflict of interest concerns over bike track, but council not worried

Conflict of interest concerns over bike track, but council not worried

The ACT Heritage Council chairman has dismissed conflict of interest concerns raised by the public about his deputy.

  • by Blake Foden

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This boot's not made for walking: Chermside's big boot to stay put
City life

This boot's not made for walking: Chermside's big boot to stay put

Brisbane's big boot will stay at Chermside, despite agreement the Gympie Road landmark has closer historical links to Paddington.

  • by Tony Moore
'Toothless' legislation contributing to Broadway Hotel deadlock
City council

'Toothless' legislation contributing to Broadway Hotel deadlock

The debate over who is responsible for the management of the derelict Broadway Hotel is compounded by weak legislation, an expert says.

  • by Lucy Stone
New-look Blundells Cottage is closer to the real thing
History

New-look Blundells Cottage is closer to the real thing

Conservation works recently unveiled at Blundells Cottage are designed to bring the homestead back to its origins as a working rural farm.

  • by Sally Pryor
'Work in progress': Hyde Park Barracks closes for $18 million transformation
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'Work in progress': Hyde Park Barracks closes for $18 million transformation

Bringing history to life, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum renewal project is to centre on telling a significant part of Australia’s convict story.

  • by Tim Barlass
Push on for Brisbane's 'big boot' to return to the inner city
Manufacturing

Push on for Brisbane's 'big boot' to return to the inner city

Talks have begun to try to bring Brisbane's five-metre-tall 'big boot' on Gympie Road back to its original home opposite Suncorp Stadium in Paddington after 40 years.

  • by Tony Moore
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National Trust ACT backs Harry Seidler home heritage decision
Canberra

National Trust ACT backs Harry Seidler home heritage decision

The National Trust of Australia's ACT branch has backed a decision to heritage list a Canberra family's Harry Seidler-designed home.

  • by Alexandra Back
Family fights to overturn heritage council decision on Seidler home
Harry Seidler

Family fights to overturn heritage council decision on Seidler home

Eighteen years after it was first nominated, the Deakin home has been placed on the heritage register, with all the restrictions that entails.

  • by Elliot Williams
Let's protect Canberra's heritage, but not be too heavy-handed
Heritage

Let's protect Canberra's heritage, but not be too heavy-handed

It's hard to comprehend the thought process behind some of the decisions being made by those with the power to rule on Canberra's heritage.

  • by The Canberra Times
ACT Heritage Council rejects children's bike track proposal
Canberra

ACT Heritage Council rejects children's bike track proposal

Heritage consultants assessed the impacts of the proposed project, a more than two-year community effort, as being minimal.

  • by Blake Foden
Saving eyesores: When is a cultural venue worth preserving?
City life

Saving eyesores: When is a cultural venue worth preserving?

Many of Sydney's cultural treasures have been demolished. Which venues should be saved from the developer's wrecking ball?

  • by Andrew Taylor