History and Heritage Awards

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Our History and Heritage Awards recognise benchmark practice and innovation in design, as well as positive contributions to the promotion, conservation or understanding of our history and heritage. The awards also assist in raising awareness of design and heritage within our communities.

Nominations for this year’s History and Heritage Awards are now open.

We encourage private property owners, volunteers, community groups and historical organisations to submit their nominations in any of the following four award categories:

Restoration and conservation

For an outstanding project that involves sensitive conservation and restoration of a state or local heritage listed place or contributory item in the City of Onkaparinga.

Prize: $1,500

Additions

For an outstanding project that features sympathetically designed alterations and additions to a state or local heritage listed place or contributory item in the City of Onkaparinga.

Prize: $1,500

Adaptive reuse

For a project that involves outstanding innovation in adapting and reusing a state or local heritage listed place or contributory item in the City of Onkaparinga, with minimal impact on its cultural heritage, significance and setting.

Prize: $1,500

Traditional building skills

For the outstanding application of traditional skills and techniques while undertaking conservation and restoration of a state or local heritage listed place or contributory item in the City of Onkaparinga.

This award is intended for tradespeople who are applying and promoting traditional skills and techniques in building conservation.

Prize: $1,500

 

Nomination Form and Guidelines

Please read the guidelines before filling in the form.

Our award judges usually visit the nominated places to assess each award nomination. This may not be possible if the COVID 19 restrictions are still in place in July 2020 and may result in virtual judging. The judges will rely on your written and photographic evidence for assessment, so please ensure that your submission and photographs adequately represent the work.

Please contact Divya Bali Dogra on 8384 0552 or divya.balidogra@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au if you require hardcopy of the nomination form or if you wish to make a hardcopy submission.

Guidelines(PDF, 834KB)

Submit a nomination

Nominations close at 5pm on Friday 26 June 2020.

We are planning that the awards will be presented to the winners at the Fleurieu Visitor Information Centre on 12 September 2020, however should the existing COVID 19 pandemic restrictions remain in place, we have planned an online alternative.

More information

Please contact Divya Bali Dogra, Development Policy Planner – Built Heritage on 8384 0552, email divya.balidogra@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au, if you require any assistance with the form or require any clarification regarding the awards process.