History & heritage

Heritage Assistance Grants

Heritage Assistance Grants

Grant funding is offered on a rotational basis in the valley. Council also offers a free heritage advisory service on proposed maintenance, restoration, and new works.

Heritage listings

Heritage listings

Council has many heritage items which tell a story of early settlement, the development of agriculture, timber and fishing, industry, government, education, leisure, tourism and the arts.

Consent requirements

Maintenance and work of a minor nature can be permitted without a formal application.


Conservation products and services

Are you looking for a particular conservation product such as metal balustrades or old tiles, or a specialist conservation service such as stone masonry or cleaning?


Heritage Conservation Areas

There are nine Heritage Conservation Areas within the Clarence Valley.


Heritage Consultants Directory

A list of consultants available through the Department of Environment and Heritage website resources.


Heritage Strategy

To promote the conservation and maintenance of Clarence Valley Council’s heritage.


History and heritage studies

Heritage Studies have been completed for the Copmanhurst, Grafton and Maclean areas.


Museums and local history groups

There are several museums in the Clarence Valley.


Twelve tips for caring for old buildings

Excellent guides available on the NSW heritage website


Other Websites