Time to celebrate Noosa’s heritage

March 6, 2023 7:25 am in by
Credit: Noosa Council

Residents are invited to nominate the special places, buildings and features they consider are important to the character, identity, and story of Noosa Shire.

“We know from feedback from our liveability and customer satisfaction surveys that our community places high importance on heritage and character,” Mayor Clare Stewart says.

“We’d love to hear, in detail, what people value.

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“Whether it’s a special place, a street, a unique building or structure, or even a view, residents and visitors can share their thoughts either online, through a survey, or in person at a series of community events.”

“The aim is to discover places across the Shire, from the coast to the mountains, that are important in telling the story of the Noosa region over time,” Heritage Coordinator Jane Harding adds.

“Our community’s input will help us recognise, celebrate, and conserve, the special places and features we want to hold on to for future generations.

“It’s no secret that Noosa is world-renowned for its natural beauty, environmental values and iconic natural features. But it also has a rich history. Our urban, built environment, and heritage and character places play an important role in shaping our identity and this review will help us recognise, share and conserve those places.

“Whether it’s the places that played host to unique local stories, have historical significance, or are linked to those who have lived and worked in the region, or have a special and unique attachment to the local community, all input is welcome.

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“Even more recent buildings can quickly gain a deep connection to place. Hence there is no age limit on what we consider our heritage,” Ms Harding says.

The feedback received during the consultation, which runs until the end of March, will help council to ensure Noosa’s heritage and character remain an integral part of our local identity and landscape.

Visit to take the survey, learn more about the review or register for a community presentation or pop-up at locations across the Shire.

Community presentations:

  • Cooroy Library – Tuesday, March 14, 12.30-1.30pm.
  • The J at Noosa Junction – Monday, March 20, 6-7pm.
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Chat at a pop-up event:

  • Kin Kin Community House – Tuesday, March 7, 12-2pm.
  • Boreen Point Apollonian Hotel – Tuesday, March 7, 4-6pm.
  • Cooran Hinterland Brewery – Thursday, March 9, 4-6pm.
  • Peregian Beach Community House – Wednesday, March 15, 2:30-3:30pm.
  • Pomona Mobile Library Stop – Saturday, March 25, 9.30-11.30am.
  • Noosa Regional Gallery – Tuesday, March 28, 2-4pm.
  • Lions Park, Gympie Terrace – Thursday, March 30, 3.30-5pm.