Funder: NSW – Department of Environment & Heritage
Grant Background: The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that our heritage is valued, protected, and enjoyed. The State Heritage Register is a list of places and objects of particular importance to the whole of NSW and enriches our understanding of our history and identity.
Emergency works funding is only for items listed on the State Heritage Register, or items with a current Interim Heritage Order, to protect and/or repair damage caused by unexpected events such as an extreme storm or accident.
Examples of eligible works:
- Repair of damage to an item caused by a traffic accident, for example, a vehicle ran into and damaged a State Heritage Register listed property.
- Short term protection, for example, propping and providing tarpaulins to protect a State Heritage Register listed building that has been damaged following an extreme storm. State Heritage Register Emergency Works Funding | Program Guidelines 8
- Removal of an item causing damage, for example, removal of a tree or electrical wires that have fallen during a storm.
- Temporary relocation of a movable item, for example, to move an archival or museum collection as its usual location has been inundated by flood waters. Continue reading “NSW State Heritage Register Emergency Works”