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This page includes links to information that may be relevant to people working in the heritage field and in the associated areas of architecture and planning.  

We have a wide range of information and resources available for heritage specialists.


A collection of information on heritage places is held in our library, which is open by appointment only.
For access please call the Librarian on (08) 6552 4000 or email


Our website provides general information on the Heritage Council, State Register, Government Gazette notices, property development, grants, award programs, events and researching heritage places.

A range of publications are also available online that answer common questions about the State Register, developing heritage places and other heritage issues. The Heritage Matters magazine highlights all the latest heritage news including new places listed in the State Register and examples of renewing heritage properties.

Western Australian Heritage Awards
The Western Australian Heritage Awards was established in 1992 to recognise outstanding commitment and contribution to heritage conservation and the promotion of heritage in Western Australia. The Western Australian Heritage Awards are held annually and are widely acknowledged as showcasing excellence in revitalising heritage places, setting standards for future interpretation, conservation and adaptive reuse of places on the State Register of Heritage Places.

Heritage Seminars, Events & News

The State Heritage Office conducts a range of seminars and workshops that provide practical training and support to State and local governments, property owners, developers, planners and heritage tourism operators. Our News page lists the latest news and media statements, and includes an RSS feed. The list of upcoming events can be found on our Education, Research and Events page.

Heritage Specialists Directory

Professionals are listed in the Heritage Specialists Directory, which is a list of conservation architects, engineers, historians, archaeologists, arboriculturalists and other professional consultants working in the heritage field in WA.

inHerit - an online portal for heritage listings

Contact Us

Our Office hours are from Monday to Friday 8:30 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

Locked Bag 2506

T: (08) 6551 8002
Freecall (regional): 1800 52 4000
F: (08) 6552 4001

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