Assessing heritage significance

The main aim in assessing significance is to produce a succinct statement of significance, which summarises an item’s heritage values. The statement is the basis for policies and management structures that will affect the item’s future.

Date
18 November 2015
Publisher
Office of Environment and Heritage
Type
Heritage publications, Publication, Guideline
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 1-87641-5533
  • File PDF 822KB
  • Pages 32
  • Name assessing-heritage-significance.pdf

The NSW Government is responsible for the management of our cultural and natural heritage in partnership with local councils and the community. The NSW heritage management system consists of three steps in managing individual heritage items:

This guideline explains the second step in this process – ASSESS significance. It is an update to the Heritage Assessments guideline published in the NSW Heritage Manual in 1996. The manual is a comprehensive set of guidelines explaining the NSW heritage management system.