Heritage Icons Projects

Parks Victoria is responsible for managing the state’s largest and most diverse collection of heritage places on public land. From buildings to shipwrecks to archaeological sites, Parks Victoria maintains a vast collection of heritage places and objects – providing the community with opportunities to re-engage with, reinterpret and learn from the past.

A $16.5 million investment from the Victorian Government will continue Parks Victoria’s important heritage work by restoring and repairing five iconic sites across the state. Works will protect and preserve these places for future generations to enjoy, and will take place at:

Planning and assessments are currently underway for the Heritage Icons works. Further details on individual projects will be added to this page soon. In the meantime, read our recent news story to find out more about the program: Historic Lightstations, Forts and Mansion to get a new lease on life. 

Parks Victoria recognises that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island peoples are connected to the oldest continuing living cultures in the world. To find out more about how we work in partnership with Traditional Owners to protect Victoria’s cultural landscapes, and how we recognise and support Traditional Owner’s rights - check out our Managing Country Together Framework. 

Learn more about Parks Victoria's heritage work

A Parks Victoria Ranger speaks to a couple outside an old building in Coolart Heritage Area

Heritage management

Did you know we are responsible for the largest and most diverse collection of heritage places on public land in Victoria. From buildings to archaeological sites and shipwrecks - find out more about how Parks Victoria work to identify, protect, conserve and activate the historic cultural heritage of our estate for current and future generations.

Protecting Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

As part of the oldest living culture in the world, Aboriginal people have lived throughout Victoria for tens of thousands of years. Understand how Parks Victoria works in partnership with Registered Aboriginal Parties and other Traditional Owners to protect Victoria’s cultural landscapes.
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