Residents in the small town of Girgarre devoted a decade to turning an empty paddock into a world-class botanic garden, which opened this month.
Construction & Infrastructure
New lights create a bright future for Darnum Sport
Lighting upgrades for the 125-year-old Nilma Darnum Football Netball Club will strengthen local sport and community ties.
After the floods: Cohuna’s Inland Beach, parks and promenade are back
Though it’s 300 kilometres from a coast, Cohuna has a popular beach. It’s part of a new waterfront development, typical of the town’s creative flair.
Whittlesea community groups are leading the charge to renewable energy
The Whittlesea Community Energy Transition Project is giving community groups their own renewable energy solutions to help power their facilities.
Off-grid housing project promotes sustainable living
A new sustainable, off-grid living project in Bass Coast is aiming to change homeowners’ perceptions about new builds, while creating local jobs.
Diving in to restore Princes Pier for future generations
A team of commercial divers is restoring more than 250 piles at Melbourne’s iconic Princes Pier, securing this landmark for future generations.
Building a future for sustainable housing on the Great South Coast
Portland Airport will become the home of FormFlow’s new modular home manufacturing site, with up to 200 homes to be delivered each year.
Being creative and recycling quarry land
VIDEO: A disused quarry in the Otway Ranges is being transformed into a creative space to inspire future generations of architects and designers.
Flemington’s new community hub and sporting facilities begin to take shape
VIDEO: A space where everyone feels welcome – fostering a sense of belong and connection for Flemington’s diverse, multigenerational community.
Building a lab to shine a light on dark matter
Adapt and overcome was the motto of the team from HTROON constructions, which last month handed over the keys to the Stawell Underground Physics Lab.
An engine room for growth in regional Victoria
A $30 million initiative between the Victorian Government and the City of Ballarat to create jobs and support the region’s economic growth.
Lauriston Hall better than ever
The Lauriston Hall has been serving the local community for almost 100 years with recent upgrades providing more ways to connect.
Garvoc pays tribute to CFA volunteer who campaigned for new community hall
A Victorian community pays tribute to former CFA volunteer who campaigned for a new community hub following the 2018 St Patrick Day bushfires.
Building community through sport in Greensborough
Find out how a new multi-purpose pavilion is transforming hockey and connecting community.
Holden’s history and legacy lives on in Gippsland
The story behind the Trafalgar Holden Museum in central Gippsland started off with one man and his shed of Holden heritage motor cars.
The future is bright at the Mechanics’ Institute in Prahran
In 2021 the Victorian Government announced $100,000 in grants from the Public Libraries Funding Program for the 10 Mechanics’ Institutes offering libr
Seaweed offers new sustainable building approach
A Melbourne start-up designing building materials using seaweed residue as a replacement for cement is in the early stages of testing and development.
One building, four storeys, many stories: when Traditional Owners and architects design together
A collaboration led by Traditional Owners working with architects and designers will embed symbolic design features into Bendigo’s new GovHub.