We have changed our name to reflect our approach to heritage.
The Mint Inc was formed in 1998. The name came from the Former Royal Mint in Melbourne – the first property we were appointed to manage. Our original aim was to restore Victoria’s public heritage to ‘mint condition’.
Since this time our approach has evolved, and our new name reflects this.
Working Heritage conserves heritage places while making them work for contemporary needs. We believe heritage places should be living places – useful and utilised. We transform them into community assets through sound conservation and heritage management practices, adaptive re-use and careful planning. Finding a mix of compatible community and commercial uses for the buildings we manage helps us continue to care for them.
Not only has our approach evolved, but our portfolio of properties has expanded to include 15 heritage places throughout Victoria – from the Former Royal Mint in central Melbourne to courthouses in country towns.
The change from Mint Inc to Working Heritage was announced in September 2015.