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Status: Archived
Victorian stucco
Date published: 2011
Document Type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance; Technical guidance
Learn about stucco, how to maintain and repair it.
Status: Current
Victoria's post 1940s migration heritage
Date published: 2011
Document Type: Consultant report
Subject: Architecture
Migration is part of Australia’s story, and post-war migration changed the country is fundamental and far reaching ways. This project sought to understand migration to Victoria from the 1940s, just prior to the end of the war, and to present it as a thematic history.
Status: Current
Melbourne metropolitan tramway heritage study
Date published: 2011
Document Type: Consultant report
The following lists have been primarily sourced from the existing heritage listings including Heritage Victoria’s HERMES, and Online ‘Victorian Heritage Database’. As well as local heritage studies, Heritage Overlay schedules, municipal and tramway histories, and field survey.
Status: Archived
What house is that?
Date published: September 2010
Document Type: Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture
A guide to Victoria's housing styles.
Celebrating the diversity of Victoria’s housing, What House is that? highlights the state’s many styles and the eras in which they flourished.
Status: Archived
Guidelines for change and development of heritage places of worship
Date published: June 2010
Document Type: Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Victorian Heritage Register
Guidelines for the change and development of heritage places of worship.
Status: Current
Survey of Post-War Built Heritage in Victoria: Stage Two
Date published: May 2010
Document Type: Consultant report
Subject: Architecture
Assessment of community and administrative facilities: Funeral parlours, kindergartens, exhibition building, masonic centre, municipal libraries and council offices
The purpose of this survey was to consider 27 places previously identified in the Survey of Post-War Built Heritage in Victoria, completed by Heritage Alliance in 2008, and to undertake further research, fieldwork and assessment to establish which of these places were worthy of inclusion on the Victorian Heritage Register.
Status: Current
Conservation Management Plans: Managing Historic Places
Date published: 2010
Document Type: Guideline
Subject: Technical guidance
This guide explains the purpose, scope and content of a Conservation Management Plan, and how to commission and use a CMP.
Status: Archived
Heritage buildings and sustainability
Date published: February 2009
Document Type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Sustainability; Technical guidance
This technical guide promotes environmental and sustainable performance measures for existing heritage buildings without adversely impacting their cultural heritage significance.
Status: Archived
Heritage buildings and energy efficiency regulations
Date published: 2009
Document Type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Sustainability; Technical guidance
Design strategies to improve energy efficiency in heritage buildings.
Status: Archived
Achieving high quality building conservation outcomes
Date published: 2009
Document Type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Heritage Victoria policy; Maintenance; Technical guidance
A basic guide for local government and heritage building owners, on how to achieve high quality building conservation outcomes.
Status: Current
Victoria's framework of historical themes
Date published: 2009
Document Type: Policy
Subject: Heritage Victoria policy
Heritage Victoria has developed a Framework of Historical Themes to increase people’s understanding and appreciation of Victoria’s rich heritage.
The Framework’s purpose is to highlight what is distinctive about Victoria and to increase awareness and appreciation of the state’s heritage. By emphasising the human activities that have produced the places and objects we value, the stories associated with heritage items can be more easily told.
Status: Current
Survey of Post-War Built Heritage in Victoria: Stage One - Part 2
Date published: October 2008
Document Type: Consultant report; Report; Resources for consultants
Subject: Architecture
Volume 1: Contextual overview, methodology, lists and appendices.
This study was commissioned in April 2008 to identify built places across Victoria from the post-Second World War to be of potential heritage significance at a state level. The study was to cover the entire period from 1945 to 2000
Status: Current
Survey of Post-War Built Heritage in Victoria: Stage One - Part 1
Date published: October 2008
Document Type: Consultant report; Report; Resources for consultants
Subject: Architecture
Volume 1: Contextual overview, methodology, lists and appendices.
This study was commissioned in April 2008 to identify built places across Victoria from the post-Second World War period that were considered to be of potential heritage significance at a state level. The study was to cover the entire period from 1945 to 2000
Status: Archived
Timber repairs
Date published: 2008
Document Type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Maintenance; Technical guidance; Timber
How to undertake timber repairs on an historic building.
Status: Archived
Salt attack and rising damp: A guide to salt damp in historic and older buildings
Date published: 2008
Document 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.
Status: Archived
Watering heritage gardens and trees
Date published: 2008
Document Type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Gardens and landscapes; Maintenance; Technical guidance
Minimise the impact of drought and the long term effects of climate change on historic gardens and trees.
Status: Archived
Disability access for heritage places
Date published: 2008
Document Type: Guideline; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Architecture; Disability access; Heritage Victoria policy; Technical guidance
A basic guide on disability access for heritage places.
Status: Current
Coal mining heritage study in Victoria
Date published: 2008
Document Type: Consultant report
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.
Status: Current
Jaffas down the aisles: A survey of cinemas in country Victoria
Date published: 2008
Document Type: Consultant report
Subject: Architecture
In June 2007, Heritage Matters Pty Ltd was commissioned by Heritage Victoria to undertake a survey of cinemas, in the past, more often called picture theatres in rural Victoria.
Status: Current
Victorian water supply heritage study
Date published: 2007
Document Type: Consultant report
The Victorian Water Supply Heritage Study (the study) was commissioned by Heritage Victoria. The purpose of the study is to prepare a thematic environmental history of water supply in Victoria; and a desktop survey of Victoria’s water supply systems and sites as the first part of an in-depth examination of the heritage of Victoria’s water supply infrastructure.