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Nominations have closed for 2017 Award

pdfSee the 2017 nomination form here

The Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal is a prestigious annually awarded prize acknowledging the significant contribution of an individual to the protection, enhancement or promotion of Australia’s heritage; where heritage refers to natural, built, social, or cultural heritage.

Eligibility criteria

The Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal is awarded on merit. It is a prestigious heritage award, gifted to an individual who has:

  1. Demonstrated commitment to protecting, promoting or enhancing the value of Australia’s heritage that goes beyond their day to day role
  2. Made a lasting contribution to Australia’s natural, built, social and/or cultural heritage
  3. Positively influenced the value of Australia’s heritage on a national or international level

Nominees should have:

  1.         Made an impact on or be a positive influence on the value of Australia’s heritage
  2.         Personal integrity


  1.         Do not need to be currently working in or wholly focused on the heritage or history field to be eligible for this award
  2.         Should ordinarily be permanent residents of Australia
  3.         Must agree to be included in the nomination process

Media provisions:

A short digital video presentation and a high-resolution image of the nominee are requested to be included as part of the nomination for the Medal. These items will be used to promote the Medal on a range of media channels (print, online, TV) and in the Award’s media kit. In providing these items the nominee agrees to them being used across a broad range of media to promote the Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal and their involvement in the nomination process.

Nominations closed:  5pm AEST Friday 7 April 2017

pdf2017 Bathurst Macquarie Heritage Medal Nomination Form

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