Executive Director Recommendations

In accordance with section 41 of the Heritage Act 2017, the Heritage Council of Victoria causes notice of the following recommendations made by the Executive Director, Heritage Victoria, to be published: 

January 2021

The following object has been recommended for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register:

DIESEL LOCOMOTIVE A60, Seymour Railway Heritage Centre, Victoria Street, Seymour, Mitchell Shire Council

The following place has been recommended NOT for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register:

CROSSMAN HOUSE, 151 Finch Street, Glen Iris, City of Stonnington

The following places have been recommended for amendment in the Victorian Heritage Register:

CARLTON GARDENS PRIMARY SCHOOL, 201-231 Rathdowne Street, Carlton, Melbourne City Council

FORMER MINING EXCHANGE, Lydiard Street North, Ballarat Central, Ballarat City Council

KAWARAU, 405 Tooronga Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara City Council

FORMER RESIDENCE, 802 Sturt Street, Ballarat Central, Ballarat City Council

FORMER POLICE STATION, BALLARAT (HUYGHUE HOUSE), 15 Camp Street, Ballarat Central, Ballarat City Council


Written submissions must be made in the prescribed form, Form A (below), and reach the Heritage Council Hearings Manager within 60 days by Monday, 15 March 2021.

Due to current delays with postal delivery times, the Heritage Council requests that, where possible, all submissions are lodged via email, to heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au. Please contact us if you are unable to submit a form by email.



Any person or body may make a written submission to the Heritage Council in relation to a recommendation of the Executive Director above.

Please see the link below:

Heritage Council Form A – Submission to the Heritage Council

Email: heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au

Further information

Further information on how to make a submission and the Registration Hearing process is available under Registration Hearings.

Protocol 1 – Registration Hearings

All written submissions will be treated as public documents. While the Heritage Council will endeavour to respect any privacy wishes of which it is informed, it is bound by the Freedom of Information Act 1982. Please expect your submission to be freely and wholly available to anyone seeking access to it.

Recent additions and amendments

Decisions on what is included in the Victorian Heritage Register, and on any amendments to an existing registration, are made by the Heritage Council at its regular meetings or following a Registration Hearing.

Recent decisions are available on the Recent Registration Decisions page

Registration Hearings

Registration Hearings are public processes that allow interested people to present their views on whether a place or object is added to the Victorian Heritage Register or an existing registration is amended.

More information on recommendations

For any further information about the Executive Director’s recommendations please email: heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au.