About the project:
In 2006 a group of local Mid West and Gascoyne people established an interim broad with a view to preserve and promote legacy of Monsignor John Cyril Hawes.
The Interim Board appointed RBA Consulting & Heritage and Conservation Professionals to create a Tourism Strategic Plan to guide the project and interim board. This plan was completed in September 2006 and since that time work has progressed to implement the plan and its major recommendations, including:
Monsignor Hawes Heritage Incorporated’s current focus is to implement the strategic plan; some specific tasks include:
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Spirit from Stone – To establish the Monsignor Hawes Heritage project as a heritage tourism icon of global significance, that enriches local participating individuals and communities, and that successfully conveys to visitors the spiritual traditions that animated the life of Monsignor Hawes.
The project work so far completed on Monsignor Hawes Heritage has been made possible through generous financial support from; The Mid West Development Commission, The Heritage Council of WA, Lotterywest and the City of Geraldton-Greenough. The Board would like to thank them & all of our supporters; we look forward to long and productive partnerships. Special thanks to Lotterywest for the funding provided for the development of this web site.