Why destroy our heritage?

Why destroy our heritage? »

After years of shadow boxing, the push to dismantle the state’s heritage protection system is moving full steam ahead under the planning laws introduced by the former Labour Government and obediently being implemented by the new Liberal Government.  A huge part of the state’s heritage is being offered up to developers through the removal of regulatory protections, including the rights of neighbours, councils and communities to object to unfettered new […]  Read More »

  • 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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  • City Steam Biscuit Factory

    Former home of Jade Monkey music venue demolished.

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  • 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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