Comment on applications

Submit comments on section 60 works applications made under the Heritage Act 1977 which are advertised.

Certain applications for works or activities are advertised when we or the Heritage Council decide that:

  • the proposal may materially affect the significance of the State Heritage Register item
  • it is in the public interest
  • the application has not already been advertised by a local council as part of an integrated development application.

Submit your comments online via the Heritage Management System public submissions page for any application on public exhibition listed here.

Title: Barrenjoey Headland Lightstation  (SHR no. 00979). 'Notice is hereby given, under section 61 of the Heritage Act 1977 that the Heritage Council of NSW has received an application (HMS ID 5329) for development at Barrenjoey Headland Lightstation, Palm Beach, NSW, 2108, which is within the curtilage of the State Heritage Register item Barrenjoey Head Lightstation (SHR no. 00979) made under the Heritage Act 1977.'

Street address and suburb: Barrenjoey Headland Palm Beach, NSW, 2108

Local government area: Northern Beaches Council

Applicant: National Parks and Wildlife Service

Submissions opening date: 9:00 am 23 February 2024

Submissions closing date: 5:00 pm 15 March 2024

Description of the proposal as per the section 60 application form: NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service proposes to demolish and remove 2 former fishermen's cottages and remediate the site within Barrenjoey Headland Conservation Area, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

The Heritage Council of NSW invites written submissions regarding the proposal. Note that if a submission is made by way of objection, the reasons for objection must be specified in the submission. Unless you state otherwise, contents of your submission may also be provided to the applicant or other interested parties in some circumstances.

Hard copies of the documents may be inspected at the office location of Heritage NSW, Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, Podium level, 4 Parramatta Square, 12 Darcy Street Parramatta, between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (please note this is by appointment only).

Submissions can be made until close of business 15 March 2024.

For enquiries, contact Senior Assessments Officer, Heritage NSW on (02) 9873 8500 or at