The Andrews Labor Government is helping restore some much loved heritage assets in Western Victoria.
Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney today announced that round three of the Labor Government’s Living Heritage Program is now open.
The program is giving communities the resources they need to protect our treasured heritage.
“Our heritage is a reminder of the broad scope of our history; it enriches our experiences; and reflects the community’s sense of cultural identity, sense of place and it creates a great sense of pride”, Ms Tierney said.
The $36.5 million Living Heritage Grants Program is the biggest boost to heritage assets in Victorian history, funding the repair and restoration of iconic venues all over the state including the RSL Institute in Bendigo, the Polly Woodside in Melbourne and the Reid’s Coffee Palace building in Ballarat.
Round 3 of the Living Heritage grants program closes on 13 April 2018, with successful projects to be announced mid-year.
For further information visit https://www.heritage.vic.gov.au/grants/living-heritage-program
Quotes attributable to Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP
“We need to take great care of our heritage assets. These grants will help deliver repairs and upgrades to ensure our treasured heritage will remain part of our identity for many decades to come.”
“I encourage community groups to get involved and apply for funding through these grants.”