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Demolishing the demolishers

the Sydney Morning Herald published HHT President Tony Coote’s letter responding to Michael Pascoe’s article Heritage laws should be demolished. ‘Self appointed heritage expert, Michael Pascoe, is clearly an avatar of that old-time religion of the 1950s – Progress. Progress is the religion of property developers, miners, laissez-faire capitalists, billionaires and, until recently, our government, under Tony Abbott and his Team […]
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Huge fine for demolition of heritage listed house

The Block winners face a massive fine and will have to ‘rebuild’ (?) the heritage-listed Melbourne home they demolished without a permit.  They also cut down all the trees  See details in SMH. Some of us hate ‘The Block’. It completely commodifies places where people live.   The winner is the one who makes the most […]
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