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Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Grants

ClosedGrant Closed: 2nd of December 2022 - 12:00 pm Value: Up to $80,000 Run By: Heritage NSW Further Information: https://www.heritage.nsw.gov.au/grants/applying-for-a-grant/

Through this Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Grants program, Heritage NSW is looking for projects that support better management, maintenance, conservation and activation of declared Aboriginal Places under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.

This is a competitive funding round and eligible applicants can apply for up to:

  • $30,000 for an Aboriginal Place management document, or
  • $80,000 for works to a declared Aboriginal Place.

You can apply for the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Grants category if you:

  • are the owner, manager, long-term lessee or custodian (or have written support from all custodians/owners) of an Aboriginal Place declared under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
  • are a local council, Local Aboriginal Land Council, business, non-government organisation, community group or individual with your operations and headquarters in NSW (if you are a business or incorporated entity).
  • have legal responsibility for maintenance and repair of the declared Aboriginal Place

Eligible activities and project examples:

  • Develop a heritage management document for a declared Aboriginal Place
    • Plan of Management.
    • Conservation Management Plan.
    • Conservation Management Strategy.
    • Condition survey.
    • Disaster recovery and preparedness plan
  • Works within the boundary of a declared Aboriginal Place
    • Physical conservation works including restoration, reconstruction and preservation.
    • Works to enable activation of an Aboriginal Place.
    • Interpretation activities.
    • Maintenance and repair.
    • Fire, services and access upgrades to allow compliance with the Building Code Australia, Disability Inclusion Act 2014 and Work Health and Safety Act 2011.
    • Works for disaster recovery and preparedness.
Last Updated: 19th of September 2022
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