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Is it time to go for the North Sydney MLC Building?

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Completed in 1956 to a design by leading architects Bates Smart and McCutcheon, the shining North Sydney MLC was opened with much fanfare by the then Prime Minister of Australia, Robert Menzies. Standing opposite the 1889 Post Office, Court House and Police Station designed by NSW Colonial Architect James Barnet
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Leading Heritage into the Future

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Here are a few choice phrases I often hear when I mention that I am the leader of a heritage conservation charity: ‘Aren’t they just buildings – why do they matter?’ ‘Heritage….so that’s just a history thing, focused on the past.’ ‘Oh so you’re the people that get in the
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Heritage at The Rocks

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What we know as The Rocks in Sydney has a much earlier name: Tallawoladah. This was the name given this area, of what we now know as Sydney, by the original custodians of the land – the Cadigal people. The rocky headland to the west of Sydney Cove (known as
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