Learn more about how to get good heritage outcomes for your project.
Making changes to your property
You can make changes to your property to improve, update or renovate it. You just need approval from Heritage Victoria first. Heritage Victoria has a number of useful guides on how to do works to heritage places:
Best practice technical guidance on how to maintain and repair bricks, mortar, and other masonry, including performance solutions to comply with the National Construction Code.
Heritage technical codes
Heritage technical guides
Practical guidance to repair and replace timber in your historic building.
How to keep your historic roof watertight, and manage the metal elements on a roof or elsewhere on your property.
Learn more about how to manage and maintain your historic garden, including best practice during drought.
Use our checklists to prepare maintenance and inspection schedules.
Learn about architectural styles from early Victorian to Modern, and information on colour schemes, design features and gardens for each period.
Is any funding available?
If your property is included on the Victorian Heritage Register you may be eligible to receive funding assistance for conservation work to your property.
Page last updated: 08/02/23