Heritage Levy budget program
Cultural Heritage Levy Program 2020 - 2021
Reference Program Description  Budget
1.2.1 Regional digitisation program Staged partnership project with museums, historical societies and SCC Heritage Library to identify and digitise key regional collection items
Regional digitisation program
Staged partnership project with museums, historical societies and SCC Heritage Library to identify and digitise key regional stories $40,000 
1.2.2 Arts and Heritage Database Database/digitisation - regional heritage management tool
1.1.5 Heritage Trees Register Develop a register of heritage trees within the SCC LGA
Theme Total Expenditure $110,000
2.2.1 Heritage Advisory Services Prepare informative resources for council and the community to assist in the practical conservation of heritage assets. $30,000
SCC Heritage Incentives and support Investigate incentive and alternate support options for owners of heritage places. 
Heritage Collection  Implementation of conservation priority recommendations for council's heritage collection.   $20,000
2.3.1 Facility Management  Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct Operational and programming costs $70,000
2.3.1 Facility Management  Fairview maintenance and lease costs  $1,000
Theme Total Expenditure $201,000
3.1.1 Sunshine Coast Heritage Reference Group Community reference committee advising council on heritage and levy matters $3,500
3.2.1 Cultural Support Programs (Aboriginal Traditional Owners / Claimants and DASSI peoples) Cultural heritage projects developed in collaboration with Kabi Kabi, Jinibara and DASSI peoples $25,000
Grant program: Community Partnership Funding Program Support for core operational expenses for community heritage organisations $92,500
3.2.1 Signature Heritage Programs Continue to support heritage related events, activities and programs via the Heritage Levy which maximise community participation and involvement. $43,360
3.3.2 Support the enhancement (e.g. beautification, interpretation) of heritage places that will assist in experiencing and understanding the heritage of the Sunshine Coast in collaboration with heritage network and peak heritage bodies Undertake engaging educational and interpretive works that support the understanding and visitor experience of our heritage. $55,000
3.3.3 Open House program Signature cultural tourism program aiming to engage communities in significant contemporary and heritage places of the Sunshine Coast. $25,000
3.4.1 Heritage Network Development program Professional business and skills development and networking opportunities supporting regional heritage sector. $60,000
Grant program: Events and Exhibitions program
Grant program for community museums. $35,000 
3.3.2 Grant program: Collections Support program
Grant programs for community museums.  $35,000
Theme Total Expenditure $374,360
Cultural Tourism Identify potential cultural heritage tourism opportunities and support indigenous opportunities
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
4.2.4 Interpretive projects
Interpretive trails, interpretive signage, digital formats. $80,000
4.3.1 Education  Formalise partnerships with schools and the USC to facilitate heritage education $2,000
4.3.2 Education  Investigate establishing a tailored education program for young people within the region's museum and heritage programs, to showcase career opportunities and provide an engaging experience within the heritage industry.
Theme Total Expenditure $214,000
3.3.2 Heritage Futures Fund Sinking fund to support major and emergent heritage infrastructure projects as identified in Heritage Plan 2015 2020 (based 33% Levy revenue). $628,163
Built Heritage Conservation Fund Support for council owned, community leased, local or state heritage listed places $76,141
  Levy Administration costs Costs associated with resourcing Levy delivery requirements. 
Council Resolution (SM11/35)
Theme Total Expenditure $1,004,165
Total Expenditure $1,903,525