The Shire of Harvey contains a number of places of cultural heritage value which are identified within the Shire’s Municipal Heritage Inventory (MHI) and Heritage List.
All places contained within the MHI have been assigned a level of significance and management category under the Local Planning Policy – Heritage Places (available below). Those places identified as having the greatest significance (Category 1 and 2) are also included within the Shire of Harvey’s Heritage List.
A Heritage Place may be a building, structure, site, tree, area of land or other physical element valued for its cultural (or historic) heritage significance, together with associated contents and surrounds.
The nature of the significance of a Heritage Place may be for aesthetic, historic, scientific, rarity or social significance to the local history of the area.