Heritage Awards

Group of heritage award winners

The Ballarat Heritage Awards recognise those who work hard to sustain Ballarat’s heritage and help it to thrive. Nominations for the 2019 Ballarat Heritage Awards close in April.


2019 Winners

The National Trust People's Choice Award 
Winner: David Waldron, Katrina Hill and Tom Hodgson  
Tales of Rat City podcast series

Conservation of a heritage place 
Winner: Uniting Ballarat and S.J. Weir’s (Ballarat) Pty Ltd 
Former Reid’s Coffee Palace Restoration, 128 Lydiard Street North 

New designs in a heritage context - commercial
Winner: Garry Goyne and Morton Dunn Architects  
ANA Building Redevelopment, 22 Camp Street 

New designs in a heritage context - residential
Winner: McNiece Building Group, Ryan Adamson Design and Rhino Landscaping  
Roswell Retreat, 422 Raglan Street

Excellence in heritage skills
Winner: Hishon Bros., Bill Hollick and Artcare  
Former Reid’s Coffee Palace Restoration, 128 Lydiard Street North  

Communicating, promoting and celebrating heritage
Joint winner: Arch of Victory/Avenue of Honour Committee Inc. and Phil Roberts  
Avenue of Memories Book  

Joint winner: Integra Group
Lucas Group

Highly Commended: Wind & Sky Productions  
Many Roads: Chinese on the Goldfields 

The Mayoral Award for emerging heritage and design practitioners
Winner: David Sexton  
Concept plan for Norwich Plaza

The Greg Binns Award for outstanding community contribution to heritage
Winner: Ballarat Historical Society