Tasmanian Council of Churches

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Historic Buildings Task Group

This task group provides a forum for investigating and reporting on issues related to historical church properties in Tasmania.  The Reverend Allan Thompson (Uniting Church delegate to the TCC) chaired the Task Group, which is in recess at the moment.  The Reverend Roger Hesketh (Anglican Church delegate to the TCC) has been the TCCs representative on the Tasmanian Heritage Council (THC) since 2014, and his current term of office on the Heritage Council is till the end of 2019.

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Tasmanian Heritage Council

Heritage Council Practice Notes

The Heritage Council has prepared a series of Practice Notes to guide property owners in their handling of property of historical significance.  The Practice Notes can be found HERE.  Below are links to three Practice Notes and a heritage property owner's Fact Sheet that will be of interest to Member Churches of the TCC and the general public.

Download Disposing of Religious Properties and associated matters, November 2014.pdf (Size: 85.65 KB)

Download Stained Glass, November 2014.pdf (Size: 94.58 KB)

Download Cemeteries, November 2014.pdf (Size: 374.37 KB)

Download Heritage Property Owners Fact sheet.pdf (Size: 1.22 MB)

Guidance on Conservation Plans & Strategies

Western Australia's Heritage Council has informative guides on preparing conservation plans and stragegies.  They may be found HERE.