Permit Denied For Would-Be Palace Theatre Demolishers

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Permit Denied For Would-Be Palace Theatre Demolishers


The news is a great win for not only Melbourne’s live music scene, but for the tireless work of campaigners against the proposed demolition and development. 

A post by the Save The Palace committee reads that “Whilst this is a win and we’d love to dance around and celebrate, we also need to recognize that it isn’t a victory. The Palace Theatre site still remains unprotected and vulnerable to redevelopment. The developer can submit subsequent proposals that may satisfy the planning requirements. It is for this reason that we are working to have the Palace Theatre formally protected. Please stay tuned and up to date with our page as we will be bringing more new information to all in the coming weeks. But for now, go ahead and reach for that top shelf, open a drink and raise a toast to the Palace Theatre!

Insider sources say that it all went a little something like this: