Local government and State government are working together to protect Victoria's precious heritage.
Heritage places are important for enriching our lives and our communities. Buildings, areas, landscapes and other places of heritage value provide a window to the past and to the very origins of our communities. Heritage places also add character, appeal and interest to our cities, towns and countryside. They are irreplaceable and precious.
Heritage overlays are part of local council planning schemes and assist in protecting the heritage of a municipality.
The Heritage Advisors program provides heritage advice to local councils and their local communities. Find a heritage advisor in your area.
Local Heritage Toolkit
This toolkit brings together 5 documents - a range of strategic, statutory tools and non-statutory actions to help deliver good decisions, engender community support and build capacity for local heritage management
Local Government Heritage Strategies
This document has been prepared to help a Council to prepare a Heritage Strategy for its municipality
Heritagechat is a Yahoo! chat group for heritage professionals.
Local Government Funding
Most councils are eligible for dollar-for-dollar funding for their Heritage Advisor Service from Heritage Victoria
Heritage area studies
Information about heritage area studies in Victoria.