Corkman Hotel Developer/Demolishers Get their Way

The Corkman Hotel saga ends with a complete victory for the developers. But the seeds of that victory were in the contradiction between the heritage overlay that was supposed to protect it and the planning scheme which encouraged developers to put up a 40 metre tower on the site! Read the RHSV statement on this appalling saga here.


Heritage Victoria Officer’s Report – Queen Victoria Market

The report is of interest to all concerned with the QVM and indeed to all concerned with heritage issues and the workings of Heritage Victoria. It reflects great credit on Heritage Victoria. We urge all RHSV members to read the report.

The Friends of Queen Victoria Market have obtained release of this report, which the City of Melbourne had kept under wraps.