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Place name: Tyntyndyer, Beverford

Location: Swan Hill, Loddon Mallee

Grant amount: $20,000

Grant recipient: Tyntyndyer Homestead Inc.

Type of project: Documentation project

Funding program: Living Heritage Grants Program Competitive Stream Round 1 2016-17

Project duration: June 2017 – February 2018

Project Summary

A conservation management plan, a report which tells owners what is important about their heritage place and how to look after it, was prepared with a $20,000 grant from the Living Heritage Program. The grant was provided on a matched funds basis.

The study, prepared by expert heritage specialists, architects and historians, identified the conservation works required to repair and restore the historic Tyntyndyer Homestead for the Wadi Wadi Traditional Owners.

Tyntyndyer is of architectural and historical and significance, particularly as a place of early interaction between Aboriginal people and European settlers in Victoria. It demonstrates the shared histories of these communities.

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