As part of VicTrack’s 2014/15 Architectural Design Works Heritage Program, RBA were commissioned to assess and document repair works to four state listed heritage railway stations in the Mallee region – Kaniva, Patchewollock, Manangatang and Wycheproof. Annie and Margaret went on a four day road trip to inspect and photograph the station buildings and goods sheds, enjoying country hospitality and the Mallee countryside; the sites are located in four different shires. The stations are architecturally significant as the most complete examples of their different styles. Constructed between 1887 and 1919, the stations are on the Western (to Adelaide) and Mildura lines.

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Above:Patchewollock Station building
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23 March 2015
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Several representatives from RBA Architects and Conservation Consultants attended the event, where we were proud to receive an Award for Heritage Conservation for the Prahran Arcade Façade Conservation and a Commendation for Heritage – Conservation for the restoration of Doherty House in Tarneit.

Additionally, we were pleased to see Searle x Waldron receive an Award for Architecture for the Joyce Chapel Bridge and Wardle receive The William Wardell Award for Public Architecture for the Bendigo Law Courts – both projects that RBA have been involved in.

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Joyce Chapel Bridge, Searle x Waldron (Image: Peter Bennetts)

 





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