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Latest announcements

Rich NSW Heritage recognised with first publicly nominated Blue Plaques

Monday, 18 April 2022

Memorable people, events and stories from NSW are being celebrated, with the first 17 Blue Plaque recipients announced from the initial round of public nominations.

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Mungo Man and Lady to finally rest in peace

Wednesday, 6 April 2022

More than 40 years after Mungo Man, Mungo Lady, and the ancestral remains of 106 others were removed from their resting places, the Australian Government has approved their reburial on Country.

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Billagoe (Mount Drysdale) listed on State Heritage Register

Monday, 14 February 2022

An important multi-layered cultural landscape illustrating the shared history of NSW is now protected for generations to come.

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Heritage Act 1977 – new section 139(4) excavation permit exceptions - live

Friday, 4 February 2022

New section 139(4) excavation permit exceptions - now live

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Coffs Harbour Jetty listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

This rare surviving jetty was the longest coastal timber jetty built in the late 19th Century during a key period of shipping transportation in NSW.

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WWII aeroplane hangar at Tocumwal listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Built in 1942 this stunning WWII aeroplane hangar at what was then ‘McIntyre Field’, was used to store and maintain B-24 Liberator bomber aircraft.

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Nimbo Creek Common declared an Aboriginal Place

Friday, 25 June 2021

Nimbo Creek Common has been declared an Aboriginal Place for its importance as a traditional place of teaching and maintaining cultural practices for the local Brungle and Tumut Aboriginal community.

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Goulburn Jewish Cemetery listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Over the last forty years the Goulburn Jewish Cemetery has been cared for and maintained by the Sydney Jewish community and the Goulburn community working in collaboration.

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Harris Creek Rail Bridge listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 25 June 2021

Harris Creek Rail Bridge is one of the last remaining elements of the Liverpool-to-Holsworthy Military Railway and a reminder of the area’s time as part of the WWI wartime infrastructure.

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Balls Head Coal Loader Complex listed on the State Heritage Register

Friday, 18 June 2021

The Balls Head Coal Loader Complex at Waverton is one of the first and longest operating shore-based coal loading facilities in Sydney Harbour.

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NSW Government Blue Plaques program announced

Saturday, 12 June 2021

Blue Plaques is part of a $5 million program funded by the NSW Government to inspire community engagement and celebration of many remarkable places, people and stories across NSW.

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MLC Building (former) North Sydney listing on the State Heritage Register

Wednesday, 2 June 2021

The NSW Government has announced the decision to list the MLC Building (former) on the State Heritage Register following a review from the Independent Planning Commission.