To conserve and protect the heritage of the Shire, Hornsby Council has conducted heritage studies, listed heritage items and heritage conservation areas for ongoing protection, and offers heritage conservation assistance to property owners.
Council has been recognised for its commitment to heritage conservation through the following awards:
- Winner of the Keep Australia Beautiful Sustainable Cities Award for Best Heritage Management by a Metropolitan Council (2008 and 2005)
- Highly Commended in the Keep Australia Beautiful Metro Pride Award for Heritage Management by a Metropolitan Council (2004)
- Winner of the National Trust of Australia (NSW) State of the Heritage Award (2002)
For more information about heritage conservation, see the topics below: