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Central Government Offices & Town Hall Precinct


Heritage Council

Place Number

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28 Barrack St Perth

Location Details

Additional address details: 601 Hay St, Perth. 24/1/2011 - VFL. Old Street Address: 54 Barrack St - 26/8/2013 -DD Alternative Street Address: 589 Hay Street, Perth - 26/8/2013 - DD

Local Government




Construction Date

Constructed from 1829

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage Agreement YES 23 May 2012 Text of the Heritage Agreement
Heritage Agreement YES 09 Jul 2012 Text of the Heritage Agreement
State Register Removed 01 Jul 2021 Register Entry

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Register of the National Estate Registered 21 Mar 1978


The Police Courts (later the State Electoral Office) in Barrack Street was demolished in 1958 to make way for the R&I Bank Building (P3484) which was then demolished in 1968 to make way for an extension to the R&I Bank Building, in Hay Street.

State Heritage Office library entries

Library Id Title Medium Year Of Publication
1653 Central Government Precinct Perth: conservation plan. Volumes 1 & 2. Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1995
6379 High hopes. Book 2003
9855 Central Government Buildings: background documentation for expression of interest. Report 1998
6592 Perth Town Hall : stage 2,3 & 4 design development report. + specifications. Heritage Study {Other} 2003
5712 Old Central Government Offices : proposed hotel conversion. Report 2000
6959 Perth and all this! : a story about a city. Book 1962
6480 Town Planning Report : proposed hotel, residential, cinema and retail shopping arcade development (Cinema City), Lot 32 (No. 580) Hay Street, Perth. Report 2003
2888 Perth Town Hall feasibility study : final draft. Report 1996
10125 Old Treasury Buildings - archival window schedule Archival Record 2013
3963 Old Treasury Building Property Memorandum Report 1998
6981 A visitors' guide to Perth and suburbs : 1949 issue. Book 1949
5296 Planning and development guidelines : Central Government Offices and Perth Town Hall streetblock : final draft / Chris Antill Planning & Urban Design ; Considine & Griffiths Architects. Heritage Study {Other} 1998
5882 Hotel development : State Government Offices : Vol. 1. Urban design study & Vol. 2. Building history. Report 1988
3621 Central Government Offices Perth - Conservation Plan Heritage Study {Cons'n Plan} 1998
7378 New performing arts venue : site evaluation report. Report 2004
6522 Old Treasury Buildings : heritage, planning and design guidelines + appendices (final draft). Report 2003
5713 Central Government Offices, Perth : revised proposal in principle. Report 2000
6532 Western Australian endangered places 2003. Kit 2003
6603 Cathedral Square and Old Treasury Buildings study : draft final report for Steering Committee review. Heritage Study {Other} 2002
10012 Old Treasury Buildings Perth: archival record Archival Record 2012
5547 Department of Housing and Works, Old Treasury Buildings : submisson attachments for Heritage Council of WA Meeting 8th February 2002. Report 2002

Place Type

Precinct or Streetscape


Epoch General Specific
Original Use GOVERNMENTAL Office or Administration Bldg

Architectural Styles

Inter-War Free Classical

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Wall BRICK Rendered Brick
Other METAL Bronze
Wall BRICK Common Brick
Roof TIMBER Shingle

Historic Themes

General Specific
PEOPLE Famous & infamous people

Creation Date

13 Jun 1994

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Last Update

31 Dec 2016


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