In Western Australia alone, an estimated $980 million a year is injected into the State’s economy thanks to cultural and heritage tourism.
Research shows that heritage precincts are becoming increasingly popular places to live. There are now many examples where improvements to these areas have led to dramatic turnarounds in the economic fortunes of formerly depressed places (click here for an example – leads to King Street example below).
Heritage places can find a role in today’s community without losing their significance or history and part of the role of Heritage Perth is to encourage good stewardship of these sites.
To find out more about benefits of conserving our City’s heritage, click on the following examples: