Rau calls pre-election pause in his war on heritage

Rau calls pre-election pause in his war on heritage »

The Minister for Planning, John Rau, has declared that his controversial proposals to dismantle the state’s local heritage protection system will be put on hold until after the State election.  He is reported as saying he would not pursue changes to local heritage listing laws because of “limited parliamentary time” before the state election in March. The announcement coincided with yesterday’s official launch of the National Trust’s report on the […]  Read More

  • Z Ward Glenside

    Sold by the State Government into private hands, new owners Beach Energy are developing plans to refit this important heritage building as office space.

    In 2015, Beach Energy granted the National Trust a lease on the building to run public tours and events.  Find out more at www.zward.com.au

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  • City Steam Biscuit Factory

    Former home of Jade Monkey music venue demolished.

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  • Fort Largs, Taperoo

    Fort Largs at Taperoo is one of only two forts built to defend South Australia. The other, Fort Glanville, is further down Adelaide’s coastline at Semaphore. Both forts have great heritage significance as evidence of nineteenth century defence strategy and technology.


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  • World War 2 buildings at Fort Largs

    These buildings have recently been provisionally listed on the State Heritage list following nomination by the National Trust of South Australia.


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  • Royal Adelaide Hospital Heritage Buildings

    Five buildings on the Royal Adelaide Hospital site gain State heritage listing.

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