Nominations for this prestigious national award recognising contributions toward the preservation, conservation and protection of Australia's heritage are now open. Nominations for its locally focused counterpart, The Chifley, will open in February 2018. Award winners will be honoured at the Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal Award dinner in May 2018.
Leader in heritage conservation architecture in Australia Dr Scott Robertson was awarded this year’s Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal. Well known for his relentless passion, willingness to lead and dedication to volunteering through the foundation of Docomomo Australia, Dr Robertson has committed his lifetime work to the promotion and enhancement of Australia’s twentieth century modern heritage.
Dr David Goldney, in association with Greening Bathurst, was presented the inaugural Chifley Heritage Award.The Chifley Heritage award is the local component of the Bathurst Region Heritage Awards and is awarded to a project that demonstrates an outstanding contribution to the built, natural or cultural heritage of the Bathurst Region.