Applications for the 2012 Community Heritage Grants are now open. Grants of up to $15,000 are available to community groups around the country to help preserve and manage locally held, nationally significant cultural heritage collections of documents and objects for future generations.
Projects supported include significance assessments, preservation needs assessments, conservation activities and collection management. Representatives from historical societies, museums, public libraries, archives and Indigenous and migrant community groups are encouraged to apply.
Image: Mark Arbuz, Spray and Steam Iron Horse, 1981. Image from the Craft Australia National Historical Collection
Image Bank, CHG recipients in 2010