News | The State Library of NSW will redeveloped with new gallery spaces and a children’s learning centre, following a $15-million private donation from benefactors.
News | The Queensland Heritage Council has appointed its new members for 2017, with the first ever majority female membership.
News | Stafford Moor and Farrington’s brutalist School of Molecular Bioscience (1970–73) gains heritage nod from National Trust NSW as a “fine example” of an at-risk architectural style.
News | Fremantle’s West End, covering 20 hectares and featuring 250 buildings, has been added to WA’s State Register of Heritage Places.
News | Make’s designs to transform Sydney’s government-owned historic sandstone buildings into a hotel are on exhibition for public comment.
News | The Brewery Yard, designed by Tzannes, has won an award at the 2016 UNESCO Asia Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Preservation.
News | The iconic brutalist-style Dee Why Library, designed by Edwards Madigan Torzillo and Partners and completed in 1966, will celebrate its 50th birthday on 19 November 2016.
News | The City of Hobart is seeking proposals for the reactivation of the heritage-listed Dorney House, designed by architect Esmond Dorney, and neighbouring Fort Nelson.
News | The Thurlow House, designed by the late-Harry Seidler in 1951, has been added to added to the NSW State Heritage Register.
News | The CFMEU and Unions NSW have placed a “green ban” on the Sirius building, meaning no unionized workforce is allowed to work on the site in Sydney’s The Rocks.
News | The Heritage Council of Victoria has upheld an earlier decision to refuse a permit for a $1 billion project to redevelop a historic malt houses and concrete silo precinct in Melbourne.
Discourse | Sydney’s Brutalist Sirius building has failed to gain heritage protection and now seems destined for the wrecking ball. Glenn Harper discusses this important piece of Sydney’s cultural heritage.
News | Construction has started on the $40-million enhancement of the Anzac Memorial in Sydney’s Hyde Park.
Discourse | Oliver Watts takes a look at the now empty shell of Sydney’s Sirius building, a public housing project that exemplified the 1970s-era hope for a free and equal society.
News | The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has approved the stage one of a Fender Katsalidis-designed development which incorporates the iconic Nylex Clock.
News | The NSW Minister for Environment and Heritage has rejected calls to heritage list the brutalist Sirius building.
News | The Planning and Environment Court of Queensland has thrown out a legal challenge against the approval of a WOHA and Architectus-designed apartment tower in Brisbane.
News | UNESCO has added 17 Le Corbusier buildings and an Oscar Niemeyer-designed site to the World Heritage list, but 10 Frank Lloyd Wright sites miss out.
News | The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has stopped a proposed apartment development from obscuring views of Melbourne’s Skipping Girl neon sign.
News | Kevin Borland’s Rice House, the first to be completed by Australian modernist architect, has been listed for sale by the Rice estate.