Heritage grants program 2020/21

Successful applicants to the 2020-21 Heritage Grants Progam have been announced.

2020-21 Heritage Grants Program Recipients

Successful applicants to the 2020-21 HGP can be found below. Read the media statement.

If you are interested in receiving updates on future rounds of the Heritage Council’s Heritage Grants Program, please contact the Senior Heritage Grants Administrator to register your interest via HCWAincentives@dplh.wa.gov.au or call 6552 4031.

State Heritage Grants
ProjectGrant Amount
Cellar’s Restaurant, West End Fremantle$20,402
Success Hill Lodge, Bassendean$40,000
Parkerville Children’s Home & Cemetery, Parkerville$50,000
St John’s Lutheran Church, Perth$39,083
Warehouse, 56 Pakenham Street, West End Fremantle$40,000
London Court, Perth$40,000
Waylen House, Swanleigh Precinct, Middle Swan$50,000
25 Brookman Street, Brookman & Moir Streets Precinct, Perth$6,479
Welbourne House, Guildford$23,100
Commercial Building, 48 High Street, West End Fremantle$32,189
Chamber of Commerce Building, West End Fremantle$40,000
St Margaret’s Anglican Church, Nedlands$43,750
Maylands Post Office$27,044
First Church of Christ, Scientist, Perth$40,000
Warehouse, 52 Henry Street, West End Fremantle$32,815
Nedland’s Tennis Club$5,610
Wesley Church and Manse, Guildford$35,442
West Australian Rowing Club, Perth$8,195
Windsor Hall, Mount Lawley$5,390
House, 53 Helena Street, Guildford$8,634
St Matthews Church, Guildford$10,193
St Columba’s Church and Hall, Peppermint Grove$38,820
Ajax Building, 49-59 High Street, West End Fremantle$40,000
Terrace Houses, 6 Catherine Street, Subiaco$1,245
Annesley, Mount Lawley$40,000

Enderslea, Chittering$23,650
Priests Cell, Morawa; Chapel of San Spirito, Utakarra; The Church of our Lady Fatima, Nanson$25,575
Monger’s Trading Post, York$5,788
Anglican Cathedral of the Holy Cross, Geraldton$40,000
5 Pine Street, Pemberton Timber Mill Worker’s Cottage Precinct$40,000
Tack’s Store, Chinatown Conservation Area, Broome$40,000


Community Heritage Grants
ProjectGrant Amount
The Universal Terrazzo Tile Factory, West End Fremantle$15,120
Heritage South Perth App$20,000
Aboriginal Heritage Trail Development, Hyde Park, Perth$10,725
Heritage Trail, Woodloes Homestead, Cannington$20,000
Heritage Trail, Darlington$20,000
Interpretation Plan, Busselton Cultural Precinct$10,721
Interpretation, Coolgardie Post Office & Associated Buildings$20,000
Interpretation Plan, Yarloop Timber Mill Workshops$20,000
Heritage Trail, Shire of Beverly$20,000
Heritage Hedland: Connecting Through Our History$17,832
Heritage Trail, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes$6,000
Interpretation, Old Hospital Complex, Margaret River$2,706
Heritage Trail, Shire of Dardanup$16,592
Heritage Trail, Donnybrook Town$9,506
Interpretation, Old Butter Factory, Busselton$8,080
Audio-Visual Interpretation, Gaol & Police Quarters, Bridgetown$15,204
Heritage Trail, Shire of Kojonup$20,000
Interpretation, Merredin Railway Museum$8,525


The Heritage Grants Program offers funding for the conservation, future planning and promotion of heritage places and their cultural heritage significance. A total of $1,221,000 was allocated to the program in the 2020-21 State Budget.  

The two program funding streams are summarised below. For more information please refer to the Heritage Grants Program Applicant Guidelines.   

State Heritage Grants stream (SHG) 

The SHG stream subsidises the cost of urgent conservation works, documentation and professional advice relating to the conservation of State Registered places.  

Who can apply?
  • private owners of State Registered places 
What types of projects can receive funding?
  • physical conservation works, for example: 
    • structural stabilisation 
    • masonry repairs 
    • re-roofing works 
    • mitigation of damp 
  • preparation of conservation management planning documents for State Registered Places or a place in the Heritage Council’s assessment program, for example: 
    • conservation Management Plans 
    • archaeological Management Plans 
    • conservation Management Strategies 
    • cultural Landscape Management Plans 
How much funding can I apply for?

Grants of up to $40,000 are offered for conservation works projects and up to $10,000 for non-works projects, on a dollar-for-dollar basis.  


Community Heritage Grants stream (CHG) 

The CHG stream provides assistance for community engagement and interpretation projects related to State Registered places.  

Who can apply?
  • not-for-profit organisations 
  • businesses  
  • local governments  
What types of projects can receive funding?

1.   Community engagement category: events or activities that celebrate a State Registered place. Projects in this category promote heritage conservation or interpretation across a region or sector, for example: 

  • specialist heritage conservation talks  
  • heritage trade skills workshops 
  • heritage tours or walks 


2.   Interpretation category: projects that relate to a State Registered place or a place in the Heritage Council’s assessment program, for example: 

  • preparation of Interpretation plans and strategies 
  • development of heritage trails 
  • installation of  interpretive signage  
  • immersive interpretation projects 
How much funding can I apply for?

Grants of up to $20,000 are offered per complete project. The minimum funding to any one project is $1,000. All funding is offered on a dollar-for-dollar basis.    

How do I know if my property is on the State Register or assessment program?

To check if your property is on the State Register or the Heritage Council’s assessment program, search your property address on the Heritage Council’s information portal inherit.  

If you are unsure if your property is on the State register, please contact a Heritage Officer for assistance via 6551 8002.  

How to apply 

Applications to the Heritage Grants Program are currently closed. 


Find out more 

For full information on the program see the Heritage Grants Program Applicant Guidelines.  

If you have any queries regarding the Heritage Grants Program, please do not hesitate to contact the Senior Heritage Grants Administrator.  


Read the Ministers announcement of the program opening



Contact: Senior Heritage Grants Administrator 
Phone enquiries: (08) 6551 8002. 
Email enquiries: HCWAincentives@dplh.wa.gov.au  


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