Registered heritage places

Queensland State Heritage Register

The Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) is responsible for maintaining the Queensland Heritage Register. There are currently 41 state listings within the Mackay Region. Any property listed on the register must comply with rules and regulations that have been designed to ensure all development on the site and related to the buildings listed are preserved in their original form.

For more information relating to the Queensland State Heritage Register please visit the Department of Environment and Resource Management website.

Council's MiMAPS Online Mapping provides interactive and up to date heritage listings for state heritage places within the Mackay City Planning Scheme area- select the Planning and Land Use Maps theme.

Local Heritage Register

The Local Heritage Register identifies sites of local heritage/character significance. Schedule 4 of the Mackay City Planning Scheme contains a list of all of the local heritage sites. Locations which are listed on the Local Heritage Register must comply with the provisions outlined within Part 8, Division 6- Character/Heritage Protection Overlay Code of the Mackay City Planning Scheme.

Council's MiMAPS Online Mapping provides interactive and up to date heritage listings for local character/heritage places within the Mackay City Planning Scheme area- select the Planning and Land Use Maps theme.

Residential Character Areas

There are three key areas within the Mackay City locality that have been identified as key residential character areas (Railway Station, Queens Park and West Mackay) dwellings within these areas are required to adhere to provisions which are relevant to the type of work being undertaken on the site. More information regarding to Character/Heritage Provisions can be found in the Mackay City Planning Scheme, relevant sections include Dwelling House Code, Multiple Dwelling, Accommodation Units and Dual Occupancy Code, Character/Heritage Overlay Code.

Further information regarding Residential Character Areas can be found in Additional Information regarding Residential Character Areas (PDF 2.16 Mb)

Council's MiMAPS Online Mapping provides interactive and up to date heritage listings of residential character areas within the Mackay City Planning Scheme area- select the Planning and Land Use Maps theme.