Upcoming Events

Upcoming heritage events will be listed here.

Trails

BMACHO (Blue Mountains Association of Cultural Heritage Organisations) has developed the Greater Blue Mountains Heritage Trail for visitors to explore a range of museums and heritage experiences in the Blue Mountains.

News

As 2020 draws to a close, protecting our World Heritage Area remains more critical than ever | 17 Dec 2020
In the final month of celebrating the 20th Anniversary of the Blue Mountains gaining World Heritage status, Council recognises the vital role that our community plays in helping us achieve the vision of an environmentally, socially and economically Sustainable Blue Mountains. Click here for more.

Funding for heritage property owners | 25 Sep 2020
Council is continuing its support of Blue Mountains heritage property owners, through the Blue Mountains Local Heritage Assistance Fund. Click here for more.

Busy year ahead for Heritage Advisory Committee | 01 Nov 2019
In 2019-20, Council and the Committee are focusing on encouraging community participation, awareness and appreciation of heritage in the Blue Mountains area. This is in line with the findings of an independent review of Mechanisms for Community Involvement in Heritage, reported to Council on 27 August 2019. Click here for more.

New interpretation at Pulpit Hill precinct | 19 Aug 2019
Historically, interpretation of Pulpit Hill has focussed on its European heritage, presenting the ‘Explorers marked tree’ as a prominent symbol of the expansion of the British colony. The refreshed interpretation of the precinct now additionally recognises the ongoing impact on the Dharug, Gundungurra and Wiradjuri people, and the dispossession and ongoing disadvantage that ensued. Click here for more.

Walking through history at Woodford Reserve | 19 Aug 2019
A new heritage trail at Woodford Reserve, Layers in Time takes visitors on a self-guided 1.4km loop of the central estate grounds of Woodford Academy, capturing the site’s history and sharing these stories in an accessible and engaging way. Click here for more.

Call to extend consultation period for Cultural Heritage Assessment of dam proposal | 9 Aug 2019
Blue Mountains City Council and Wollondilly Shire Council are forming an alliance to jointly advocate concerns and opposition to the proposed raising of the Warragamba Dam wall. Click here for more.

Conservation Management Strategy for section of historic Cox’s Road | 16 Aug 2018
A conservation management strategy has been completed for remnant sections of the historic of Cox’s Road in Linden. The strategy provides the framework for the appropriate care, conservation and ongoing use of the State significant heritage item. Click here for more.