Overview

This year the World Heritage Management Plan for the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens is being reviewed. You are invited to tell us what is working, and what is not when it comes to how the site is managed, protected and accessed.

We also want to know what you love about the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens, what you think is important to protect there and how you imagine the management of the site in the future.

To share your views and have your say, you can participate in the following activities available on this page and at the links below:

  • Read the discussion paper (PDF, 6.4 MB) to learn more about the site, its World Heritage listing and the review process;
  • Complete the survey;
  • Drop a pin on the map at the bottom of this page;
  • Attend an online information session and ask a question to our panel; or
  • Upload a document to the bottom of the survey page.

Your feedback will help us ensure the site is appropriately managed, protected and celebrated for future generations to enjoy.

Watch the below video for a short introduction to the site and review.

Partner agencies

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2013 World Heritage Management Plan and component documents

To read the current World Heritage Management Plan and its component documents please refer to the Heritage Victoria website. The following documents were approved by the Minister for Planning in 2013 and are available to read:

  • World Heritage Management Plan
  • Conservation Management Plan (Attachment A)
  • Carlton Gardens Master Plan (Attachment B)
  • Royal Exhibition Building and Exhibition Reserve Master Plan (Attachment C)
  • World Heritage Environs Area Strategy Plan (Attachment D)

Reviewed documents open for consultation

Over the coming months, the World Heritage Management Plan for the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens and its component documents will be reviewed. As each reviewed document becomes available, it will be posted here along with instructions for submitting your feedback.

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Drop a pin on the map

Use this map to drop one or all of the markers and tell us:

  • What you love about the place
  • What you think is important to protect at the place
  • How you imagine the place in the future

Drop the marker:

  • Within the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens; or
  • Within the World Heritage Environs Area 'buffer zone' (outlined in black)
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Collection notice

The Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is committed to protecting personal information provided by you in accordance with the principles of the Victorian privacy laws. The information you provide will be made available to, and used by DELWP (Heritage Victoria), the City of Melbourne, Museums Victoria, and any contractors formally appointed by DELWP, the City of Melbourne and/or Museums Victoria, to inform the review of the World Heritage Management Plan of the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens. The information you anonymously provide may be made publicly available when the draft World Heritage Management Plan is advertised. The information you anonymously provide may be archived by DELWP and referred to in the future in accordance with the Public Records Act 1973. Should you wish to provide contact details, these will be kept by DELWP and only used by DELWP, the City of Melbourne, Museums Victoria and any other contractors formally appointed to inform you of updates about the project. Your contact details may be used by DELWP or its contracted service providers under confidentiality agreements to survey you about your experience with DELWP. You may access the information you have provided to DELWP by contacting Heritage Victoria at heritage.policy@delwp.vic.gov.au or by calling 7022 6390.