Scheduled Registration Hearings

The below Registration hearings are being conducted subject to the Heritage Act 2017.


Carngham Memorial Church, 954 Linton-Carngham Road, Snake Valley, Pyrenees Shire

On 17 November 2023, the Executive Director recommended to the Heritage Council that the Carngham Memorial Church not be included in the Heritage Register.

One submission was received objecting to the Recommendation and requesting that a hearing be held. A Regulatory Committee is being appointed and a hearing will be held in the coming months.


Nicholas Building, 31-41 Swanston Street, Melbourne, Melbourne City

On 18 September 2023, the Executive Director recommended that the existing registration of the Nicholas Building be amended in the Heritage Register, by amending the reasons why the place is included in the Heritage Register, and determining categories of works or activities which may be carried out without a permit (permit exemptions).

Twenty-six submissions were received, three of which requested that a hearing be held. A Committee has been appointed to consider the matter and conduct a hearing.


Pella St Johns Lutheran Church Complex, 220 Pella Church Road, Rainbow, Hindmarsh Shire

On 17 July 2023, the Executive Director recommended to the Heritage Council that the Pella St Johns Lutheran Church Complex be included in the Victorian Heritage Register. Two submissions were received in response to the advertisement of the recommendation, one requesting that a hearing be held.

A Committee has been appointed and a directions hearing has been held. The substantive hearing listed on 23 February 2024 has been adjourned to allow for parties to discuss matters in dispute and report back to the Committee.


INFORMATION FOR UPCOMING HEARINGS

If you wish to make a submission in relation to an upcoming hearing and are not already a participant, or wish to observe a hearing, please contact the Heritage Council via email at heritage.council@delwp.vic.gov.au.

Further information on Heritage Council hearings is provided in the document Heritage Council Protocol 1 – Registration Hearings.

PLEASE NOTE: All written submissions received will be circulated to other interested parties. 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. You should expect your submission to be freely and wholly available to anyone seeking access to it.