Hear directly from some people who have received heritage grants in the past.
The Heritage Grants team has produced three short films to showcase some recent successful projects. The films demonstrate what the heritage grant meant for the people involved and promote the value of this grants program overall in achieving good outcomes for heritage.
Blast from the Past
View Blast from the Past
Breathing Life back into the Malachi
History Here - Bringing Stories to Life
See the videos created by the students through the History Here project.
Films produced with grants
Projects funded through the NSW Heritage Grants sometimes produce films to capture stories and reach a broader audience. Here are some films produced with heritage grant funding.
Broken Hill Mosque
Broken Hill City Council received a Major Works grant in the 2017-18 to 2018-19 funding round. Their project titled Broken Hill Mosque: Physical Conservation and Re-interpretation of the Only Surviving 'Ghan Town' Mosque in Australia included production of a three part video series.
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Please Note: These stories may contain Sorry Business and content which viewers may find upsetting. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that the below may contain images, voices or names of deceased persons in photographs, film, audio recordings or printed materials.
Friends of Myall Creek Memorial
Friends of Myall Creek Memorial received a Community Youth and Seniors Grant in 2016-17 for their project Myall Creek Education and Cultural Centre Awareness Film.
View the Myall Creek video, which tells the truth about the Aboriginal massacre at Myall Creek in 1838 and the impact on, reconciliation and healing among descendants from both sides of the story. The 1838 Aboriginal massacre at Myall Creek was unique in that it is the only massacre where the perpetrators were brought to justice.
Kinchela Boys Home
Kinchela Boys Home Aboriginal Corporation received an Aboriginal Heritage Places grant in 2015-16 for their project Healing Our Way: Kinchela Boys Home Conservation Management Plan.
Sharing the History of Kinchela Boys Home: Unlocking the past to free the future tells the truth about the Kinchela Boys Training Home and a intergenerational history-telling project involving survivors, their descendants, elders and young people from the Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal local community to promote education and collective healing. It is a story of hardship, but also of survival, strength and resilience.