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Australia's Federation Heritage

Here are compiled many thousands of heritage listings for Federation Houses in Australia:

Residential Raw data from:
  • the National Trust, and
  • from Heritage Lists maintained by Commonwealth and State Governments.


  1. New South Wales Federation Heritage sites:

    42 Nationally significant, and 2,473 significant records:
    1. Page 1: Abbotsford to Drummoyne
    2. New South Wales Federation Heritage sites 2: Epping to North Sydney
    3. New South Wales Federation Heritage sites 3: Northmead to Woollahra

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  • 19 Nationally Significant and 66 locally significant
  1. South Australian Federation Heritage sites:

    7 Nationally significant, 15 State, and 188 locally significant
  2. Tasmanian Federation Heritage Sites:

    81 Nationally significant
  3. Victorian Federation Heritage Sites:

    134 Nationally significant and 219 locally significant
  4. Western Australian Federation Heritage Sites: Albany to East Fremantle

    27 Nationally significant, 47 State significant and 1,080 locally significant [over 2 pages]
  5. Western Australian Federation Heritage Sites 2: Fremantle to Peppermint Grove

Lists of Classified Places are maintained for their historical, research, conservation and educational values.
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Types of heritage listing
State heritageA place, area or object may be considered to have state heritage value if it meets one of more of the following criteria:
  • demonstrates important aspects of the evolution or pattern of the state's history
  • has rare, uncommon or endangered qualities that are of cultural significance
  • may yield information that will contribute to an understanding of the state's history, including its natural history
  • is an outstanding representative of a particular class of places of cultural significance
  • demonstrates a high degree of creative, aesthetic or technical accomplishment or is an outstanding representative of particular construction techniques or design characteristics
  • has strong cultural or spiritual associations for the community or a group within it
  • has a special association with the life or work of a person or organisation or an event of historical importance.
State heritage places, areas and objects are established through the Heritage Places Act 1993.
Local heritageA place or object may be considered to have local heritage value if it meets one of more of the following criteria:
  • displays historical, economic or social themes that are of importance to the local area
  • represents customs or ways of life that are characteristic of the local area
  • has played an important part in the lives of local residents
  • displays aesthetic merit, design characteristics or construction techniques of significance to the local area
  • is associated with a notable local personality or event
  • is a notable landmark in the area
  • is a tree of special historical or social significance or importance within the local area.
Local heritage places and objects are established through the Development Act 1993.
Contributory itemsContributory items are surviving examples of development, such as a house or group of houses, that represent a particular period and its character.
They are established (In S.A.) through the Development Act and are listed in development plans as part of Historic Conservation areas, zones or policy areas.
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