Our heritage is shaped by the people and places that have called it home.
Protecting and enhancing Yarra’s heritage is important to us. Heritage helps tell the story of our community and environment.
Heritage is integral to planning and development in Yarra.
“Heritage” can include tangible features, like historical buildings and precincts, landscapes, streetscapes, archaeological sites, objects, collections and records. It can also include intangible features, like cultural practices, stories, traditions, folklore and other knowledge inherited over generations.
There are several ways heritage can be recognised. This includes:
- Aboriginal heritage
- Natural heritage
- Built and residential heritage
- Cultural heritage
- Industrial heritage