Safeguarding and reactivating our heritage
The Living Heritage Program launched in 2016 and will provide $30 million over four years to safeguard and reactivate Victoria’s key heritage resources.
The program includes $7 million for a competitive community heritage grants program targeting at risk State-listed heritage places.
Applications now open for 2017-18
Applications for the second round of the community heritage grants program are now open. There will be subsequent grant rounds in 2018 and 2019.
1 June 2017
Grants of between $20,000 and $200,000 will be available per project.
Funding is restricted to places and objects that are:
- included on the Victorian Heritage Register under the Heritage Act 1995;
- and publicly accessible.
Projects funded 2016-17
Funding under this program has just been announced for some significant projects, including urgent repairs to the former Footscray Town Hall portico and conservation works at Captain John Mills House in Port Fairy.
Some of the successful projects from Round 1; progress reports and updates will be available as works are completed on each project: