The Australian Heritage Festival is an inclusive event, encouraging different interpretations of heritage and culture from around the country. In 2022, we welcome a diverse range of heritage events to celebrate the festival theme Curiosity.


What events can be included in the Australian Heritage Festival?

  • Events must take place within the dates of the Australian Heritage Festival, 1 April – 31 May 2022*.
  • Events should help to bring the annual theme for the Australian Heritage Festival to life.
  • Events must follow state-specific COVID-safe government guidance.


If you need assistance at any point with the registration process, contact your state coordinator.

*Dates of celebration may differ by state. Check your state-specific participation via the ‘Festival Near Me’ tab.

Submit your event

Please submit your registration form in one go. There is no opportunity to save and return to it later.
To prepare your event submission in advance,  download a copy of our 2022 registration questions.

To successfully complete your registration you will need:

Every entry is checked by the team to ensure that it meets the theme, entry criteria and the information is clear – not to mention exciting and inviting so we attract a great audience for your Australian Heritage Festival event. If there's a query we'll be in touch. If you need assistance, we're happy to help. The name/s entered will be our main contact within your organisation.

Listings of all festival events will go live for public viewing on the Australian Heritage Festival website from mid-February. Any entries submitted after this time will be added as quickly as possible.


Registration is now closed.

Tell us how it goes

All participating events officially listed in the Australian Heritage Festival will need to complete an evaluation. It is a condition of entry that all event holders complete the survey provided by the National Trust at the conclusion of the Australian Heritage Festival.

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Registrations are now open for the 2022 Australian Heritage Festival.

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