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Fremantle's display Warders' Cottage
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Fremantle's West End heritage listed

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Fremantle Prison wins Gold at Tourism Awards

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Owners, Tenants & Managers

Owners of heritage properties are custodians of our cultural heritage. We can assist you in respecting, conserving and revitalising heritage properties into contemporary places that embrace their heritage significance and provide functional, contemporary living, work and leisure spaces.

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We can assist you in identifying and protecting local heritage places, as well as providing input to broader strategic planning issues. We provide advice, resources and support on local planning schemes, heritage inventories, planning frameworks, community engagement, heritage incentives and other issues affecting local government.

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Recognising that it has a responsibility to set the standard for observing good heritage management and conservation practice, the Government set up Government Heritage Property Disposal Process. We can assist and guide you in the process, which identifies and assesses the heritage values of State Government owned places under consideration for sale, transfer, lease or demolition.

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Whether you are in the heritage field or in the associated areas of architecture and planning, we have a wide range of information and resources available. Our resources include a Library, Publications & Forms, a Heritage News feed, and  information on a range of events and seminars  throughout the year.

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Heritage Matters

Welcome to the Heritage Council of Western Australia and the State Heritage Office’s website. Together we work with the community to recognise and celebrate our significant heritage places, and to promote their long-term viability into the future, through sensitive development and adaptation.

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Our Office hours are from Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

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Heritage is integral to the vibrant life and prosperity of Western Australia.
General Enquiries

Level 2, 491 Wellington Street, Perth WA 6000

PO Box 7479
Cloisters Square PO WA 6850

T: (08) 6552 4000
Freecall (regional): 1800 52 4000
F: (08) 6552 4001

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