The Heritage Levy Program for 2022 – 2023
Cultural Heritage Levy Program 2022–2023
Reference Program Description  Budget
1.1.1; 1.1.2; 1.3.1; 1.3.2; 1.3.3
Research Projects Commission experts to undertake research projects to address known gaps in the story of the Sunshine Coast. 
1.1.1; 1.2.1; 1.3.1; 1.3.3
Regional Digitisation Program
Partnership project with museums, historical societies and Heritage Library to identify and digitise key heritage assets. 
1.2.1; 1.2.2; 1.3.1
Arts and Heritage Database Continued development of an arts and heritage database as a regional management tool and portal for digital access. 
1.1.1; 1.1.2
Heritage Trees Register Develop a register of heritage trees within the SCC LGA.
Theme Total Expenditure $130,000
Heritage Advisory Services Provide access to expert advice to assist in the practical conservation of heritage assets. 
Heritage Incentives Support an incentive scheme and program for the community.
2.2.1; 2.2.2; 2.2.3; 2.4.1; 2.5.2
Heritage Collection  Implementation of conservation priority recommendations for council's heritage collection.   $30,000
2.2.2; 2.2.3; 2.4.1; 2.5.2
Facility Management  Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct Operational and programming costs. $60,000
2.2.1; 2.2.2; 2.5.2
Facility Management  Landsborough Museum Operational and programming costs
Theme Total Expenditure $200,000
3.2.1; 3.2.2; 3.2.5; 2.3.3
Heritage Network and Community Development Program
Professional business and skills development and networking opportunities supporting regional heritage sector. Community education programs in heritage and conservation. 
3.3.3 Grant Program: Cultural Support Programs Cultural heritage projects developed in collaboration with Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and DASSI peoples. $25,000
Grant program: Events and Exhibitions program
Grants for community heritage organisations, focussing on public programs, events, and exhibitions. 
3.2.6 Grant program: Collections Support program
Grants for community heritage organisations, supporting conservation treatments and improvements to storage. 
3.2.3 Grant program: Community Partnership Funding Program
Support for core operational expenses for community heritage organisations.
3.3.1; 3.3.2
Signature Heritage Programs Continue to support heritage related events, activities and programs to maximise community participation and involvement.
3.3.1; 3.3.2
Open House Program
Signature cultural tourism program aiming to engage communities in exploring the significant contemporary and heritage places of the Sunshine Coast.
Theme Total Expenditure $289,500
4.1.2; 4.2.1; 4.2.2
Heritage Marketing Develop internal and external marketing strategies to guide the promotion of the region's heritage, and raise appreciation and awareness within council and the general community.
4.2.1; 4.2.2; 3.3.1
Cultural Tourism Support cultural heritage tourism opportunities and First Nations programs.
4.3.2 Cultural Heritage Award
Formal partnership with USC to facilitate heritage education.
4.3.2 Youth Education Providing a (paid) entry-level opportunity for young people, through an engaging experience within the heritage industry.  $25,000
4.2.1; 4.3.1; 4.3.2; 4.3.3; 3.3.1
Interpretive Projects Undertake engaging educational and interpretive works that support the understanding and visitor experience of our heritage, in association with community partners.  
4.2.1; 4.3.1; 4.3.2; 4.3.3
Interpretive Trails
Interpretive trails, interpretive signage, and digital projects in association with internal partners.  
Theme Total Expenditure $262,000
2.5.1; 2.5.2; 3.2.4; 3.2.5
Heritage Futures Fund Accumulative allocation to fund the delivery of heritage infrastructure projects as identified in Heritage Plan 2021-2031, Interpretive Space and Collection Store Feasibility Report, and the Regional Arts Infrastructure Framework. 
Built Heritage Conservation Fund Support for council owned, community leased, local or state heritage listed places. $79,016
  Levy Administration Costs Costs associated with resourcing Levy delivery requirements. 
Council Resolution (SM11/35); (OM21/113)
Theme Total Expenditure $1,093,902
Total Expenditure $1,975,402