ACT Heritage Grants 2013-14



Project Title

Project Summary

Grant (ex gst)

Tidbinbilla Pioneers Association Inc


Safe Access Rock Valley Homestead

Construction of a wheelchair accessible footpath at Rock Valley Homestead complex Tidbinbillla Nature Reserve.


Telopea Park School

Restoration of Significant Artwork

The project is for the cleaning, restoration and conservation of a large and nationally significantly work of art.


Australian  Railway Historical Society

Restoration of Pullman Sleeping Car AL1040

Supply of three marble benchtops in the Ladies and Gentleman's washrooms.


St Pauls Anglican Church Manuka

St Paul’s Manuka Roof  Conservation Works

Repair/replace existing and associated work to render designated sections of the roof watertight and protect the fabric of the Church.


Village of Hall & District Progress Association

Hall School Museum Conservation Works and Pioneer Families Exhibition

This project will address further conservation work on Hall School Museum collection. The Museum's exhibition for the Heritage Festival in 2014 will be the "Pioneer Families of Hall District".


Australian Railway Historical Society

Steps for viewing Locomotive 1210cab

To provide safe access enabling the visiting public to view the cab area of Locomotive 1210 which is on the ACT Heritage Register.


Australian  Railway Historical Society

Upgrade Canberra Railway Museum display

Upgrading the pictorial, written and artefact display at the Canberra Railway Museum.


Southern ACT Catchment Group

Interpretive Signage for Nil Desperandum

This project will provide Canberra Tracks interpretive signage for the heritage listed homestead

Nil Desperandum and surrounding sites of historical interest, within Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve.


Molonglo Catchment Group

Interacting with the Ngunnawal Perspective

The Molonglo Catchment Group will conduct a series of 'walk and talk' events at various field locations in the ACT and surrounding region.


Conservation Council of the ACT

Nature’s Treasures in the Bush Capital

The project will develop a series of three events during the 2014 Heritage Festival to engage the community and encourage appreciation of the natural heritage sites in the ACT.


Cultural Heritage Management Australia

Archaeology of the Lanyon Precinct

Two phases of continuing archaeological investigation at Lanyon Homestead.


Ginninderra Catchment Group

Aboriginal Heritage in the Ginninderra Catchment

This project will raise awareness of the rich Aboriginal heritage that exists in the Ginninderra Region through a series of interpretive walks and development of audio-visual web based productions.


Anglican Church of St John the Baptist Reid

Conservation Management Plan for St Johns Church Heritage Precinct

An updated Conservation Management Plan for

St Johns Church Heritage Precinct Landscape will allow for effective decision making with regard to management of the heritage aspects of the precinct for the next 5-10 years.


Village of Hall & District Progress Association

Hall School Museum Ramp

This project will address the urgent need to construct a disability ramp to provide access to some of the displays for mobility impaired visitors.