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Minimum standards for maintenance and repair of heritage places
Date published: August 2020
Assistance type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Gardens and landscapes; Heritage Victoria policy; Maintenance; Technical guidance
Plan for regular, minor maintenance on your heritage building.
How to comply with Heritage Victoria's expectations of the minimum standards and maintenance and repair for heritage places.
Lime mortars for the repair of masonry
Date published: June 2020
Assistance type: How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance; Technical guidance
This Code is about the design and specification of lime mortars for the repair of masonry. It covers mortarsmade from hydraulic and pure (non-hydraulic) lime binders in combination with aggregates (such as sand),identifies acceptable materials and sets out steps for developing specifications and the selection ofappropriate mortar mixes. It also identifies important practical aspects of the use of lime mortars that may beunfamiliar to the contemporary building industry.
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens World Heritage Management Plan - Attachment B: Carlton Gardens Master Plan
Date published: 2003
Assistance type: Policy; Report
Subject: Gardens and landscapes; Heritage Victoria policy
VHR/VHI Number: H1501
Within the broad planning framework for this World Heritage listed site, the Master Plan sets out the future directions for the management of the Gardens and the three forecourts of the Royal Exhibition Building.
Documenting maintenance and repairs
Date published: 2001
Assistance type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance
Documenting and specifying maintenance and repair works for heritage places.
Victorian Government asset management toolkit: Conducting a heritage audit
Assistance type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Government asset management; Heritage Victoria policy
Guidance for government asset managers on how to conduct a heritage audit.
Repointing with lime mortars
Date published: June 2020
Assistance type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance; Technical guidance
Heritage technical code on repointing with lime mortars.
This Code is about the practical aspects of repointing mortars joints in historic masonry. It covers the investigations and decisions required before repointing and undertaking the actual repointing itself, including acceptable tools, raking and cutting out joints, pre-wetting, finishing, protection and curing.
Salt attack and rising damp: A guide to salt damp in historic and older buildings
Date published: 2008
Assistance type: How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance; Technical guidance
Learn what causes salt attack and rising damp, and how to identify appropriate repairs for heritage buildings.
Coal mining heritage study in Victoria
Date published: 2008
Assistance type: Consultant report
Subject: Mining
The Coal Mining Heritage Study was undertaken by Jack Vines from November 2003 – May 2007, under Heritage Victoria’s management. Many people have contributed to this study which, it is hoped, will be indispensable to all future study of the state’s coal mining industry.
North West Victoria historic mining plots 1850-1980: Historic notes
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Archaeology; Mining
Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens conservation management plan - Part 2
Date published: October 2013
Assistance type: Policy
Subject: Heritage Victoria policy
VHR/VHI Number: H1501
This report was prepared for Heritage Victoria; its purpose is to update, including a review and revision, the draft 2004 Conservation Management Plan (CMP) for the Royal Exhibition Building (REB) and Carlton Gardens. The 2004 report was prepared by Allom Lovell and Associates (now Lovell Chen) and Context Pty Ltd, for the City of Melbourne and Museum Victoria.
North West Victoria historic mining plots (Dunolly, Heathcote, Maldon and Rushworth) 1850-1980: Historic notes
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Archaeology; Mining