Criteria for Inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register
Criteria for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register
For a place or object to be included in the Victorian Heritage Register it must meet at least one of the Heritage Council of Victoria’s criteria for assessment. These criteria are used to determine the importance of a place or object to the history and development of Victoria.
Below are a series of examples of which illustrate each criterion.
For guidance in applying these criteria refer to the Victorian Heritage Register Criteria and Threshold Guidelines 2019 (PDF 1.2MB) .
Also of relevance:
- in assessing the significance of landscapes are our Landscapes of Cultural Heritage Significance: Assessment Guidelines.
- in assessing the significance of state-level social value under Criterion G are our Guidance on identifying places and objects of state-level social value in Victoria (PDF 403KB) and (Word 267 KB).
- in assessing the historic thematic context that might apply is our Framework of Historical Themes.