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Grants for heritage conservation work

A second round of grants from the SA Heritage Grants Program will fund conservation works on 25 State Heritage places.

Grants for heritage conservation work
The former blacksmith’s shop at Sliding Rock Mine, via Beltana. Copper was discovered in the area in 1869. The stone structure will get a new roof thanks to a heritage grant.

This is in addition to the 27 projects that received funding in the first round earlier this year.

The State Government initiative aims to help rejuvenate the state’s built heritage and ensure it is preserved for future generations.

Recipients in the latest round will undertake work at a range of heritage places, including Milang Butter Factory, Cape Jaffa Lighthouse, Holy Trinity Church in Adelaide, Angaston Railway Station and Clare Institute Library.

The repairs include structural stabilisation, façade restoration, stonework, re-roofing and plaster work.

The successful projects were selected by a panel of heritage architects and experts.

The grants range from $1900 to $20 000. They cover up to 50 per cent of the anticipated costs of conservation works or documentation, with the recipient responsible for matching funding.

In some cases, in-kind labour and materials might be recognised as part of the matching contribution.

The State Government committed $500 000 to part-fund projects under the program, but the outcome is expected to deliver more than $3.4 million worth of conservation works.

Click here for more information about the SA Heritage Grants Program. https://www.environment.sa.gov.au/topics/heritage/heritage-grants

The projects to receive grants in the second round of the program are listed below.

Pastor Rechner’s Cottage, Nuriootpa

Stabilisation work


Kadina Cemetery

Cemetery Conservation Management Plan (CMP)


Schirmer Cottage, Hahndorf

Façade restoration


Milang Butter Factory

Façade restoration

$ 20,000

Cape Jaffa Lighthouse

Restoration work


Currency Creek Bridge

CMP and Engineering Assessment


St Andrew’s Uniting Church Strathalbyn

Condition Report and CMP


Regal Theatre, Kensington Park

CMP update


Port Augusta Town Hall

Façade Restoration


St John’s, Norton Summit

Restore exterior stonework and downpipes


St John's, Norton Summit

Documentation of repairs


Sliding Rock Mine, Via Beltana

Re-roofing former blacksmith shop


Holy Trinity Church, Adelaide

Restoration work to West Facade


Courthouse Police Stables, Robe

Stone restoration


Dwelling (former home of Richard Jagoe), Semaphore

Balcony restoration


Angaston Railway Station

Façade restoration


Clare Institute Library

Façade restoration


De Souza Bakery, Port Adelaide

Timber balcony and veranda restoration


Dunn Memorial Uniting Church, Mount Barker

Repairs to Spire and Tower of Church


Hamilton Winery, Eden Valley

Eden Valley Winery Tower Restoration


Coward Springs Railway Site, Via Port Augusta

Engine Drivers Cabin conservation work


Manning house, Montacute

Plaster and timber repairs


Mortimer Grave site, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide

Grave Site Repair


Thompson’s Residence, Mintaro



St Andrew’s, Glenelg

Restoration of front steps