Heritage Matters eNewsletter July 2018
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In This Issue
Heritage Grants Program closing soon
Yanchep wreck protected
Hotham Valley steams ahead
Ten years for arson
Heritage delivery
Old mill opens
 

Heritage Grants Program closing soon

Applications for the Heritage Grants Program are closing shortly. The program assists private owners to undertake conservation works and is open for applications until 8 August.
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Yanchep wreck protected 

The wreck of the Alex T Brown, a wooden schooner shipwrecked near Yanchep in 1917, is now protected by a conservation order. The wreck is occasionally visible to the public when it becomes exposed during winter storms. 
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Hotham Valley steams ahead 

At the 2018 Western Australian Heritage Awards earlier this year, the Hotham Valley Tourist Railway was recognised for their work restoring old trains and providing tours of WA's timber region. 
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Ten years for arson

William Targett was convicted of arson and sentenced to 10-years as a convict in the Swan River Colony. The stories of convicts transported to Australia can be discovered at Fremantle Prison exhibition Transportation.  
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Heritage delivery  

Four of Western Australia's last remaining cast iron post boxes, dating back to the Victorian era and still in use, have been included in the State Register of Heritage Places.
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Old mill opens

The once crumbling heritage-listed Katanning flour mill has opened it's doors as a luxury hotel. View the Today Tonight story to see details of the conservation and adaptive reuse project. 
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