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The Heidelberg Historical Society Museum is opening on Sundays from Sunday 29th November

The Museum is opening on Sunday 29th November, Sunday 6th December, and Sunday 13th December 2020. It will be closed for the remainder of 2020, until February 2021.

With social distancing, we can only have 2 people and 1 volunteer in the Research Room and up to 4 people in the Exhibition space during each time slot between 2pm and 3:15pm and 3:30pm and 4:45pm.

Book your timeslot by email only at heidelberg.historical.society@gmail.com. This applies to our members as well as to the public.

Face masks are required to be worn inside the Museum. You will be required to leave your name and phone number as per Victorian Government regulation.

If you are not a member you can join by submitting the online application form which will be processed by our Secretary promptly.

23rd November 2020

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Banyule Heritage Study

Posted on Monday, 24th February 2020 by Janine Rizzetti

Banyule Council is accepting nominations of buildings, places and precincts that can be assessed for their heritage significance, to enable their protection through the Banyule Planning Scheme Heritage Overlay.

The importance of placing buildings and precincts on the Heritage Overlay before there are plans for their demolition was highlighted last year, when an emergency overlay to protect Arden Chase in Rosanna was disallowed. There is so much development going on in our area, not just of ‘old’ places, but also architecture and streetscapes of the 40s-70s as well. These will be the heritage of the future.

Nominations for heritage places close on 27 March 2020,but Banyule Council is running two information sessions as well. The first is on Saturday 14 March 2.00 -3.30 p.m.at the Livingstone Community Centre in Ivanhoe, and the second is on Tuesday 17 March 7.00- 8.30 p.m. at the Council offices in Flintoff St Greensborough. You need to RSVP.

Check https://shaping.banyule.vic.gov.au/Heritage for more information and RSVP details.

When the wire fences go up, people often say “Why don’t they protect this house?” It’s often too late then. They is YOU, and this is your chance seek protections for the places that are valued by your community.

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