Council prepares studies, plans and policies identify, assess & document heritage places, collections & stories of the Bathurst Region. These studies are important in discovering the historic past that makes Bathurst's heritage unique. The completed studies and plans assist Council in developing and implementing appropriate heritage management strategies to conserve the region's unique heritage.
Heritage Studies and Plans
Studies and Plans which have been completed include:
Wattle Flat Mining Areas Archaeological Management Plan - Final Report
The principal aims of Conservation Management Plans are to establish the cultural significance of heritage properties or places and to provide guidelines to assist with "best-practice" asset management of the sites. The plans provide policies to maintain and enhance their heritage significance and formulate guidelines for future uses, conservation and restoration works.
Conservation Management Plans which have been completed for Council owned properties include:
Conservation Management for Small Rural Cemeteries:
- Georges Plains
- Sofala General
- Sunny Corner
- Tambaroora Catholic
- Tambaroora General
- Trunkey Creek
- Wattle Flat