Successful Projects for 2019-2020

2019-2020 ACT Heritage Grants Recommended Projects

Individual Projects

ProjectAmount
Australian Apollo 11 Anniversary Committee
Apollo oral history.Interviews commemorating the role of key people involved with the ACT tracking stations during the Apollo 11 moon landing.
$10,310
Canberra and District Historical Society
Cricket on the Limestone Plains.An exhibition about the evolution and social importance of cricket on the Limestone Plains.
$7,900
Alexandra Wass
Cuppacumbalong pathways upgrade. Safety and accessibility upgrades to the internal path network. Works commenced under a previous heritage grant.
$17,630
Capital Region Heritage Rail Ltd
Platform for heritage Locomotive 1210. A purpose built platform and steps for the public accessbility of heritage-listed Locomotive.
$9,900
Alan Foskett
Reprint of two books previously funded by ACT Heritage Grants. Reprint of two in-demand books: 'The Molonglo Mystery' (2006) and 'Homes for the Workers' (2011).
$3,314.00
Alan Foskett
Early Days of Cricket in Canberra. A book based on the unique collection of heritage photographs from Canberra sportsman Keith Carnall (funding for printing costs only).
$4,500
Ainslie All Saints Anglican Church
Reprint of "Stations of the Cross.”Reprinted book will improve on the presentation of the first edition and better communicate history with new audiences.
$6,800
Ainslie All Saints Anglican Church
Replace windows in Ainslie All Saints. Restore the condition and safety of the Church’s coloured glass windows in the building’s Neo-Gothic style.
$4,318.00
Inner South Community Council
Forrest street sign restoration. Restore ten 1920s street signs in the heritage listed Forrest Housing Precinct, Blandfordia 4 and Blandfordia 5.
$17,993
Tidbinbilla Pioneers Association
Rock Valley Homestead interpretation. A plan to guide the development of Rock Valley Homestead as an interpretive hub.
$9,700
Tidbinbilla Pioneers Association
Interpretation of eucalyptus oil distilling. Interpretation of the historical eucalyptus oil production industry in the Tidbinbilla area.
$7,000
Hall School Museum and Heritage Centre
Establishing a Southwell family archive. The archive will allow for long-term curation of the records of Thomas Southwell of 'Parkwood’ and his brothers.
$7,500
National Trust of Australia (ACT)
National Trust Urban Polaris.A seven-hour navigating and cycling event where teams find their way to heritage listed check points.
$5,000
Red Hill primary School Parents and Citizens Association
60th anniversary of Red Hill Primary School. An open day during the 2020 Heritage Festival to celebrate Red Hill Primary School's heritage.
$5,450
National Trust of Australia (ACT)
Conservation of oral history recordings. Digitisation of audio recordings of people who influenced the development of Canberra.
$4,000
Nicola Lambert
Yhurramuulan Murra Trail. A trail in the inner-north of Canberra that will allow for the sharing of Ngunnawal stories, art and language, and celebrate and strengthen cultural heritage.
$40,848
Canberra Modern
Canberra Modern Festival. Events that celebrate and promote conservation of mid-century heritage of Canberra.
$8,500
Sandra Pires
The Yesterday Stories. Produce seven ACT focused videos for Canberra Tracks featuring histories for heritage conservation, tourism and education.
$26,270
Fire Brigade Historical Society of the ACT
Interpretation of uniform collection. Displaying and interpreting uniforms and personal protective equipment (PPE) in a new exhibition space.
$33,060
Kingston and Barton Residents Group & Fire Brigade Historical Society of the ACT
80 years of ACT fire and rescue through clothing. A fashion parade to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the opening of the Forrest Fire Station, now the Canberra Fire Museum.
$5,555
Friends of Flea Bog Flat
Flea Bog Flat heritage track. Interpret a remnant section of the old Weetangera Road known as ‘Flea Bog Flat’, that runs through native bushland in Bruce.
$11,980