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2023-25 Emergency Works

This is a preview of the 2023-25 Emergency Works application form. When you’re ready to apply, click Fill Out Now to begin.

1. Before you begin

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Emergency Works

This grant category provides funding to support declared Aboriginal Places and State Heritage Register (SHR) listed items that need repairs due to, or to address risks caused by, unexpected events. The funding cannot be used to address standard wear and tear.

How to check if an item is an Aboriginal Place or listed on the State Heritage Register (SHR)

Aboriginal Places are cultural heritage sites declared under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.  

The SHR is a statutory list of items listed under the Heritage Act 1977.

To check if your item is an Aboriginal Place or listed on the SHR, search the State Heritage Inventory at

If an item is shown on the map in red it is an Aboriginal Place  and if blue, it is State Heritage Registered.

Items that are shown as brown are locally listed items. If this is the case, they are not eligible for funding under this category and you should not continue with your application.


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Translation Information

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Contact Us

We encourage you to talk to us about your project before you start an application form. 

Contact Heritage NSW Customer Concierge on 02 9873 8500, email

Personal information and use of information

Personal Information on this form is protected by the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 and the Health Records and Information Privacy Act 2002.

The information you provide about your project will be used for processing the application, for reference during any acquittals, in any publicity relating to your project, for promoting the grants, to meet legislative responsibilities and government reporting requirements,  and for monitoring, evaluation and improvement of NSW Heritage Grants and other Heritage NSW programs and services. The information may be used for these purposes by the NSW Government or its consultants and contractors.

With your permission some materials produced from your project may be used through various media including (but not limited to) NSW Government websites, and databases such as the State Heritage Inventory. 

If this project application is successful, the relevant details of the project will be made
public, including details such as the names of the organisation (Applicant),
project title, project description, location, anticipated time for completion and amount


By submitting this application you acknowledge and agree that:

  • submission of this application does not guarantee funding will be granted for any project, and the Department expressly reserves its right to accept or reject this application at its discretion;
  • you must bear the costs of preparing and submitting this application and the Department does not accept any liability for such costs, whether or not this application is ultimately
    accepted or rejected; and
  • you have read the Funding Guidelines for the Program and fully informed yourself of the relevant program requirements.

The Guidelines are available on our website at 

1a. I have read and understood the above disclaimer * Required

Begin Application

Proceed to the next page to start your application.

Please answer all questions. You should include at least one quote in your application.

Incomplete and ineligible applications will not be accepted.