Casey's Heritage Strategy

Consultation has concluded

Thank you to all who provided feedback on the draft Heritage Strategy. Your feedback will be considered prior to presenting the final draft to a Council meeting in September for formal adoption.

What do you think of our draft Heritage Strategy?

Through 2016, Council conducted a number of surveys to identify the issues that are most important to our residents and heritage landowners with regards to Casey's heritage and history.

Informed by the feedback you provided, we have now prepared a draft Heritage Strategy.

Let us know if you think we got it right!

Submissions close at 5:00pm, Friday 4 August 2017.

For more information, check out the Frequently Asked Questions section or call us on 9705 5200 or email cityplanning@casey.vic.gov.au.

Did you know that there are over 180 places in Casey that are protected by heritage controls under the Casey Planning Scheme?

The City of Casey has a long history, with the former Shires of Berwick and Cranbourne being established in 1868. The municipality sits within the land of the Kulin nations and was first home to the people of the Wurundjeri and Bunurong.

Casey has seen extensive change throughout its history to become what is now the most populous municipality in Victoria. With an estimated 150,000 new residents expected in Casey by 2031, we will continue to see significant growth and change to our natural and built landscape.

It is important that we plan for the future and ensure we retain a connection to our past.

A new Heritage Strategy will assist Council plan for its current and future community through the research and protection of heritage places, support and assistance for owners of heritage places, and the education and promotion of heritage to the community.

Thank you to all who provided feedback on the draft Heritage Strategy. Your feedback will be considered prior to presenting the final draft to a Council meeting in September for formal adoption.

What do you think of our draft Heritage Strategy?

Through 2016, Council conducted a number of surveys to identify the issues that are most important to our residents and heritage landowners with regards to Casey's heritage and history.

Informed by the feedback you provided, we have now prepared a draft Heritage Strategy.

Let us know if you think we got it right!

Submissions close at 5:00pm, Friday 4 August 2017.

For more information, check out the Frequently Asked Questions section or call us on 9705 5200 or email cityplanning@casey.vic.gov.au.

Did you know that there are over 180 places in Casey that are protected by heritage controls under the Casey Planning Scheme?

The City of Casey has a long history, with the former Shires of Berwick and Cranbourne being established in 1868. The municipality sits within the land of the Kulin nations and was first home to the people of the Wurundjeri and Bunurong.

Casey has seen extensive change throughout its history to become what is now the most populous municipality in Victoria. With an estimated 150,000 new residents expected in Casey by 2031, we will continue to see significant growth and change to our natural and built landscape.

It is important that we plan for the future and ensure we retain a connection to our past.

A new Heritage Strategy will assist Council plan for its current and future community through the research and protection of heritage places, support and assistance for owners of heritage places, and the education and promotion of heritage to the community.

Consultation has concluded
  • Stage 2 Consultation Results

    almost 3 years ago

    In June and July 2016, the City of Casey conducted consultation with the landowners of all of our heritage places on their experiences and expectations. This feedback will be used to assist Council with the preparation of the Casey Heritage Strategy 2016.

    Having received responses from approximately 15% of Casey's heritage owners, some key learnings include:

    • Almost all heritage owners believe heritage places are an important part of our community.
    • The costs of upkeep, restoration and maintenance of heritage properties is considerable, but varies widely depending on the asset.
    • Most heritage owners are generally aware of Casey's Heritage Grants Scheme,...

    In June and July 2016, the City of Casey conducted consultation with the landowners of all of our heritage places on their experiences and expectations. This feedback will be used to assist Council with the preparation of the Casey Heritage Strategy 2016.

    Having received responses from approximately 15% of Casey's heritage owners, some key learnings include:

    • Almost all heritage owners believe heritage places are an important part of our community.
    • The costs of upkeep, restoration and maintenance of heritage properties is considerable, but varies widely depending on the asset.
    • Most heritage owners are generally aware of Casey's Heritage Grants Scheme, but not all feel well informed about other services Council can provide.

    To view a detailed summary of consultation results, you can download the Stage 2 Consultation - Summary Report.

  • Stage 1 Consultation Results

    over 3 years ago
    Results infographic

    Through February to April 2016, the City of Casey conducted community consultation to gather feedback from residents on how Council should respond to and manage its local heritage. This feedback will be used to assist Council with the preparation of the Casey Heritage Strategy 2016.


    To view a detailed summary of consultation results, you can download the Stage 1 Consultation - Summary Report.

    Through February to April 2016, the City of Casey conducted community consultation to gather feedback from residents on how Council should respond to and manage its local heritage. This feedback will be used to assist Council with the preparation of the Casey Heritage Strategy 2016.


    To view a detailed summary of consultation results, you can download the Stage 1 Consultation - Summary Report.