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Heritage Grants

Council 's Heritage Grants program is now closed for the 2016/17 financial year.  The purpose of the program is to provide financial support to conserve heritage listed buildings, or funding to support the initiation of a heritage project.

Further information for the Heritage Grants for 2017/18 financial year will be available in 2017.

Grant amount:

  • Heritage Building Grants: a total amount of $45,000 was distributed on a dollar for dollar basis between successful applications.

  • Heritage Publication Grants: $5,000

Who can apply?

  • Heritage Building Grant: Owners and agents of heritage listed buildings under Kogarah LEP 2012, Hurstville LEP 2012, or Hurstville LEP 1994 are eligible for financial assistance for specific restoration or conservation works on their property.

  • Heritage Publication Grant: Authors may apply for funds to publish original works or important primary sources that contribute to the information and education of the public about the heritage of the Georges River Council LGA.
Further information could be found in the Heritage Building Grants Guidelines and Heritage Publication Grant Guidelines.

How to apply

Complete and submit a Heritage Building Fund Application form or Heritage Publication Application form.

Selection process

Building grant applications will be assessed and recommended by Council's Strategic Planning team and Council’s Heritage Advisor.

Publication grant applications will be examined and assessed by an internal working group consisting of Council’s Heritage Advisor, Local Studies Librarians, and Community and Cultural Development Officers. The working group may also seek advice from an adviser/s with specialist knowledge of the subject area to help inform its decision.
See Heritage Building Grants Guidelines and Heritage Publication Grant Guidelines.


Heritage Building Grant

Heritage Publication Grant

Please send a completed application form to:

Att:  Heritage Grants 2016-2017
Georges River Council
PO Box 205
Hurstville NSW 1481

or by email:
mail@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au  - subject: Heritage Grants 2016-2017.


Enquiries should be directed to the Strategic Planning Unit 9330 9400.