News and events
24 March 2017
22 March 2017
Some of Melbourne's oldest archaeological finds from the earliest days of European settlement have been uncovered in Lonsdale Street.
31 January 2017
Australia Day award for head of Heritage Victoria.
3 January 2017
'From the Deep', the first exhibition of items from Heritage Victoria's extensive collection, is now live on Google Cultural Institute.
3 October 2016
The Planning Minister has announced a $500,000 heritage grant for urgent conservation works on the Polly Woodside.
10 August 2016
Applications have closed for the first round of the Living Heritage Grants program.
21 June 2016
An $80,000 grant for vital conservation work at the Murtoa No 1 Grain Store has been provided as part of the Australian Government's Protecting National Historic Sites Program.
9 May 2016
Her Majesty's Theatre, Ballarat, has received the first grant under a $30 million allocation from this year's State Budget for restoring heritage buildings, the largest financial boost from a state government into Victoria's heritage sites.
21 October 2015
Heritage Victoria is developing 'toolkits' for Heritage audits.
21 October 2015
A new initiative has provided a snapshot of the condition of the state's heritage.
14 October 2015
Divers will have the opportunity to visit one of Victoria's significant shipwrecks over two weekends near the 150th anniversary of the collision which led to its sinking.
25 August 2015
The house where Ned Kelly lived as a child is one of several recently amended heritage registration designed to provide greater protection for these places.
25 August 2015
The first foreign war cemetery established in Australia has been added to the Victorian Heritage Register.
20 May 2015
See what was unearthed during an excavation of the Thomas Mill in the Plenty Gorge Park.
27 April 2015
A trove of information about Victoria's history is now available to smartphones, tablets and computers, highlighting the significance of almost 80,000 historic assets.
19 January 2015
It is 159 years since a recently discovered shipwreck occurred on the beach near Cape Liptrap, leading to a three day trek through rugged scrub to the nearest settlement for four crew members.
13 January 2015
The second in a series of workshops to help care for our war memorials and honour rolls will be held in Melbourne on 20 February with others planned for across the state.
15 October 2014
Access the state's war heritage and history through the new mobile app "100 Places for 100 Years".
14 August 2014
Heritage Council, the sponsors of the 'House in a Heritage Context' award, are proud to announce the joint winners for 2014: Kennedy Nolan for Westgarth House, and Jackson Clements Burrows for Middle Park House.
29 April 2014
A pipe organ expert and enthusiast who has advised on the restoration of some of the country's most significant organs over the past 40 years is the winner of this year's heritage volunteer award.
25 March 2014
This year's Heritage address at Melbourne Museum from 6 pm on Monday, 14 April, 2014, will feature a presentation by Tim Smith, a leading maritime archaeology practitioner and the Executive Director of Heritage Victoria, about his work with underwater cultural heritage around the World War One battlefields.
9 January 2014
Vic-Heritage, the award winning iPhone app that enables users to locate places on the Victorian Heritage Register, has been re-released, updated for iOS7 and iPhone 5.