Heritage Strategy

Responsible Department - Strategic Development

Heritage Strategy (374kb)

Purpose

Protect and integrate the most valued parts of our heritage into an evolving environment while meeting the needs of a rapidly changing community.

General

The Heritage Strategy provides a framework for addressing the significant challenges of trying to protect and integrate the most valued parts of our heritage whilst meeting the needs of a rapidly-changing environment. The strategy’s objectives include:

  • Support and initiation of research and investigation of the City’s history and heritage.
  • Encouragement of community appreciation of history and cultural heritage, and promotion of active participation in its conservation.
  • Retention of heritage places.
  • Protection of significant heritage places from adverse impacts resulting from deterioration, inappropriate land use and development.
  • Support, assistance and encouragement to those who own / manage heritage places.