Forbes Heritage Celebrations

Forbes Heritage Celebrations is a beloved event on the Forbes calendar each year. Held during the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival (18 April – 19 May), Forbes Heritage is an opportunity for the community to come together to celebrate all the wonderful aspects of heritage and history that colour our community.
Each year Forbes Shire Council shines a spotlight on the great work that is carried out in our community to promote our natural, built and cultural heritage.

DUE TO COVID 19 THE 2020 HERITAGE AWARDS WERE NOT ABLE TO TAKE PLACE.

 

Forbes Medal
Awarded during Forbes Heritage Week celebrations, the Forbes medal is awarded to Council to a person or organisation responsible for an outstanding contribution to the Shire’s environmental heritage or to the understanding of that heritage.
Previous winners have including the Forbes Post Office, Forbes Library and the Doctor’s Panel Project.

Forbes Heritage Volunteer Award
The Forbes Heritage Volunteer Award recognises and rewards an individual in the Forbes Shire who has a consistent record of excellence and who has made outstanding achievements as a volunteer in the heritage of Forbes and District.Nominations will be sought for Forbes and District community members, who display excellence in any facet of community service, development and promotion of heritage.

Heritage Medal 2019 Winner