The 2016-17 round of the Protecting National Historic Sites Program provided funding for activities that will maintain, protect and conserve the places on Australia’s National Heritage List that are listed for their historic heritage values.
Applications closed 6 April 2017.
2016-17 Successful projects
20 applications were successful under the round with a total value of $1,189,381 (GST exclusive).
What will the Program fund?
In 2016-17, the Program provided funding to support a range of activities that conserve and protect places (‘Target Places’) identified on Australia’s National Heritage List for their historic heritage values (refer to Appendix A to the Protecting National Historic Sites 2016-17 Application Guidelines).
Eligible activities included:
- those identified in Conservation Management Plans for Target Places;
- the development of a new Conservation Management Plan, revision of an existing Conservation Management Plan, or improved management arrangements for Target Places; or
- maintaining or enhancing the listed historic values of a Target Place, through development of facilities to enhance visitor understanding and physical access to the Target Place.
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Application Guidelines (PDF - 822.26 KB)
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Application Guidelines (DOCX - 410.03 KB)
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Funding Agreement (PDF - 680.63 KB)
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Funding Agreement (DOCX - 108.22 KB)
Note: All Projects must be completed by 29 June 2018.
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Statutory Declaration (PDF - 171.68 KB)
2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites – Statutory Declaration (DOCX - 18.71 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions
The Department has made available these Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for your reference.
Frequently Asked Questions (PDF - 380.3 KB)
Frequently Asked Questions (DOCX - 51.73 KB)
Acknowledgement of Australian Government funding
All grant recipients must acknowledge the support received through the Australian Government’s Community Heritage and Icons Grants program in all publications, promotional and advertising materials, signs or plaques displayed at the location where the Project is undertaken, at any Project Event and otherwise at the times and in the manner as the Department directs from time to time.
“Supported through funding from the Australian Government.”
Where possible, recipients should also include the Australian Government logo when acknowledging the Australian Government funding. The file below contains two versions of the Australian Government logo, in multiple formats. Please use whichever is most appropriate for your situation.
For further information about the 2016-17 Protecting National Historic Sites program, please contact the Department.
Telephone: 1800 653 004
Protecting National Historic Sites
Biodiversity Conservation Division
Department of the Environment and Energy
GPO Box 787
CANBERRA ACT 2601