Polly Woodside grant
3 October 2016
The funding will be used for conservation works identified in a recent audit by Heritage Victoria, including urgent specialist repairs to deteriorating timbers such as degraded margin boards, pin rails and timber masts.
Although the hull is watertight, the vessel's survival as an accessible museum and education resource requires ongoing safety works.
The Living Heritage grant funding will secure the future of the ship, supporting the many hours of volunteer labour put into its restoration and maintenance.