Since the state of emergency was declared in Victoria in March 2020, Working Heritage has negotiated rent relief for our lessees across the sixteen heritage properties in our care.


As a self-funded not-for-profit, we have foregone crucial income to assist our tenants' survival though this unprecedented crisis. We are hopeful that Victoria’s collective effort to reduce infection rates will succeed and that recovery of community, cultural and business activity can soon commence, and ultimately succeed.


We look forward to visiting all of our tenants again and to seeing their businesses recover and thrive.













Working Heritage's office will be closed from:

4pm Wednesday 23rd December 2020 and re-open at 9am on Monday 4th January 2021.


We wish you all a safe, peasceful and relaxing Christmas and New Year and hope that everyone's year will be a significant improvement on 2020!


We look forward to seeing you all again in early 2021.















Lots of creative endeavours took place at Warracknabeal Court House late 2019, as part of the reactivation project in partnership with Monash University (MADA) and the Yarriambiack Shire.


The goal of the reactivation projec t is to initiate a cultural precinct for Warracknabeal and the surrounding region. It aims to increase community participation and engagement in civic activity, create new economic opportunities and stimulate cultural diversity through the various ventures sited at the court house.


The focus for Stage 1 works will be accessibility and compliance with occupancy requirements. It will incorporate additions to the existing building in the form of an access ramp and accessible toilet, as well as reconfiguing the interior spaces in order to create:

>  a working studio area

>  flexible community space

>  short-term accommodation for artists and visitors

>  a study and kitchenette





Drysdale Free Library

An egalitarian institution for self-improvement


18 – 20 High Street, Drysdale

Wathaurung land


t: 9600 1667

Southern Gatehouse
Former Royal Melbourne Mint
280 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000


PO Box 13287
Law Courts Post Office
277 William Street
Melbourne VIC 8010


Permanent and casual parking
is available at the Mint Car Park,
280 William Street, Melbourne.

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