A draft Management Plan was prepared in 2011. It was publicly exhibited from June 2011 until August 2011, and submissions were sought from all interested parties. All submitters also had the opportunity to present their submissions to the Steering Committee at a public hearing held in September 2011.
The Steering Committee reviewed the contents of the draft Management Plan, in light of the submissions received, and forwarded it to the Minister.
The World Heritage Management Plan for the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens has now been approved by the Victorian Minister for Planning and a copy has been sent to the Federal Minister for the Environment.
The World Heritage Management Plan for the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens and the attachments are available from the Department of Transport, Planning and Local Infrastructure website.
A Steering Committee has been established for the Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens World Heritage site.
As set out in s62N of the Victorian Heritage Act, the functions of the Steering Committee for a listed place are:
- to prepare a World Heritage Management Plan for the listed place;
- to assist in the implementation of the Approved World Heritage Management Plan for the listed place;
- and to report as required by the Minister on the carrying out of its activities.
The Minister has appointed the following members to the Steering Committee until 1 June 2015:
- Executive Director, Heritage Victoria (Chair)
- CEO, Museum Victoria
- CEO (or his/her nominee), City of Melbourne
The CEO, City of Yarra (or his/her nominee) and the CEO, National Trust of Australia (Victoria) (or his/her nominee) are Community Advisors to the Steering Committee.