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: 

July 2021

The Executive Director has recommended that the following place should be removed from the Victorian Heritage Register:

FORMER FAIRLEA WOMENS PRISON, Yarra Bend Road, Fairfield, Yarra City

The Executive Director has recommended that the following places should be included in the Victorian Heritage Register:

ELLEN KELLY HOMESTEAD SITE, Greta Road, Glenrowan West, Benalla Rural City

FORMER METROPOLITAN FARM, Farm Road, Cocoroc, Wyndham City*

The Executive Director has recommended that the following place should NOT be included in the Victorian Heritage Register:


The Executive Director has recommended that the entries for the following places in the Victorian Heritage Register be amended:

GLENROWAN HERITAGE PRECINCT, Siege Street and Church Street and Gladstone Street and Hill Street and Burns Street Glenrowan, Wangaratta Rural City (H2000)

FORMER DONAGHY’S ROPE WALK BUILDING (PART) AND ROPE‐MAKING MACHINERY, 95‐103 Pakington Street and 9 Scarlett Street Geelong West, Greater Geelong City (H1169)

LAUDERDALE, 7 Prince Street, Alfredton, Ballarat City (H0486)

CRAIG’S ROYAL HOTEL, 10‐16 Lydiard Street South, Ballarat Central, Ballarat City (H0111)

FINE ART GALLERY, 38‐48 Lydiard Street North, Ballarat City (H0680)

*Split recommendation 

Written submissions must be made in the prescribed form, Form A (below), and reach the Heritage Council Hearings Manager within 60 days by Tuesday, 21 September 2021 .


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

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.

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.