Bathurst – Australia’s oldest European inland settlement
Our heritage is…..
In 2036 Bathurst, will be a vibrant community proud and protective of its unique heritage identity.
What is the Bathurst 2036 Heritage Action Network?
The Bathurst 2036 Heritage Action Network is a community action group.
It brings together interested community members who are passionate about Bathurst’s unique heritage character.
It is taking a fresh approach to how we as a community can do a better job on enhancing our heritage.
Heritage is an asset, which if managed well, will enhance the economic and social wellbeing of Bathurst.
Bathurst Regional Council has developed the Bathurst 2036 Strategic Plan in consultation with the community. The community of Bathurst identified heritage as a valued asset.
The 2036 Plan includes the following objectives:
The Network provides the opportunity for the community to join with Council in achieving these objectives.
Why has it been formed?
Because Bathurst Heritage Matters!
There is widespread recognition that our heritage buildings, streetscapes and vistas are a unique asset of Bathurst. They are central to the attractiveness of Bathurst as a place to live, work, play, visit and invest.
The network has been formed to give voice to community members who want to ensure that our heritage past, present and future is valued.
Many citizens are saying that we need to change what we do as a community to protect our heritage assets.
A majority of councillors elected in September 2012 indicated a commitment to improving heritage conservation and supported some form of heritage committee.
Bathurst 2036 Heritage Action Network will work with councillors in support of the heritage of Bathurst.
We must act now if we are to meet the goals for heritage identified in the Bathurst 2036 Community Strategic Plan.
What does the network do?
The Network will contribute to the achievement of the heritage related objectives of the Bathurst 2036 Strategic Plan.
The Network will:
Our desired outcomes are:
How can you participate in the network?
Interested in the heritage of Bathurst?
Want to have a say about the importance of heritage to the future of Bathurst?
Concerned about the heritage streetscapes, city gateways, commercial signage……?
Want to work with other interested people to develop ideas about the key issues and what can be done?
Why not participate in the Bathurst 2036 Heritage Action Network?
No, you don’t have to come to monthly meetings.
No, there is not cost to you.
There is a wide range of ways that you can participate.
You can do any of these – YOU choose…..
Spread the word
Receive email newsletters
Become a subscriber
Become a partner organisation
Encourage contacts to subscribe to the network
Join the public debate through writing/emailing
Be active in identifying and advancing issues and action areas
Attend network activities
Help with promotion
Donate money to help with administration and meeting costs
Attend further special interest heritage forums
Identify good examples for recognition
Help with organising activities/events
Join the co-ordinating group
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