Heritage and Character Housing Information Guide
The Queensland Heritage Act 1992 and the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 require local governments to keep a register of Local Heritage Places either in the planning scheme or in a publicly accessible location. Townsville City Council currently administers over 1200 places of cultural heritage significance from the planning schemes of the former Townsville City, and City of Thuringowa councils. These places form the basis of council’s on-line, searchable Local Heritage Database.
Through its Heritage and Character Housing Information Guide the Heritage and Urban Planning Unit of Townsville City Council provides a community service to aid in the conservation of the city’s heritage places. The guide covers: conserving the Townsville house, tracing the history of your house, alterations and additions to your house, fences, gardens and verandahs.
For more information, please phone 1300 878 001 or contact the Heritage and Urban Planning Unit.