The Australian National University has a rich and diverse history. Across our campuses, ANU manages places with Indigenous, historic and natural heritage value. These heritage values are embodied in the landscape, the buildings and the complex histories of the sites, the people who lived and worked at there, the events that occurred, and the discoveries that were made.

University House Pond, 1986 (Sources: ANU Archives)


ANU manages its heritage places and their values in accordance with the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and...
Director's residence


The cultural landscape of the campus reflects all the phases of the history of the University. The layers of history and importance begin with...
John Curtin School of Medical Research, 1959 (Source: ANU Archives)

Acton Campus Heritage Study

The Australian National University completed a Heritage Study of its Acton Campus in 2012. This study was completed by GML Heritage (formerly Godden...