Greater Sydney Tourism Awards are an opportunity for tourism operators of attractions and businesses to gain an insight into their industry, their business, achieve recognition for their success and promote tourism within their region. The Greater Sydney Tourism Awards are awarded via a rigorous and fair assessment and judging process.
The winners of the Heritage & Cultural Category were:
- Gold: Hawkesbury Regional Museum
The museum comprises a new, purpose-built construction at 8 Baker Street, Windsor, and the heritage building known as Howes House at 7 Thompson Square.Together they form a unique cultural facility offering a high-quality museum experience.As well as a permanent exhibition on the themes River, Land, People, the museum offers a program of changing temporary and travelling exhibitions on a wide variety of subjects.
- Silver: Ebenezer Church
Overlooks the Hawkesbury River in a rural/bushland area that is 12km from the township of Windsor.Built in 1809, Ebenezer Church is the oldest existing church in Australia. It became the first Presbyterian Church in Australia in 1824.
- Bronze: Elizabeth Farm
Australia’s oldest surviving homestead – you can wander freely through the old house and garden as if you were its original occupants.There are no barriers, locked doors, fragile furniture or untouchable ornaments in this unique, ‘access all areas’ house museum and experience the history.