Protecting Heritage Places
10 steps to help protect the natural and cultural significance of places
Australian Heritage Commission, 2000
You will want to identify the key issues that will affect the future of the place.
In Step 3 you may already have identified a range of issues when looking at what information is available about the place. There is a basic guide for the type of issues you should consider.
There are many ways to identify a comprehensive range of issues, and how you do this will depend on your circumstances. Some techniques are:
- brainstorming either individually or with a group
- a public meeting
- a workshop or focus group
- a survey
- consultation with stakeholders about issues and/or
- a SWOT analysis which is a very effective tool for summarising issues.
Because you may generate a lot of information about issues, some of it conflicting, you may need to identify your priority issues.