Find out about how our cultural heritage places and objects are protected.
Heritage Council of Victoria
The Heritage Council of Victoria is an independent statutory authority.
Victorian Heritage Database
Search for information on Victorian heritage places, objects and precincts.
Learn about the heritage system in Victoria including the difference between Heritage Victoria and the Heritage Council of Victoria.
Discover what inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register means and how to get a certificate to verify whether or not your property is registered.
Permits help protect the important features of heritage places and objects on the Victorian Heritage Register.
Historical archaeological sites are an irreplaceable record of the State's non-Indigenous settlement, growth and change.
These resources will help explain the role of local government in protecting heritage places and objects, and provide tools for local government staff to protect local heritage.
News and Events
10 August 2016
A new Heritage Grants program has been launched.
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.