History, Aims and Objectives
The Mount Lawley Society was founded in October 1977, with the aim of fostering a community spirit, with a focus on the retention of the older buildings and townscapes, protection of the limited open space and to research and publicise the history of the suburbs.
to promote our areas' special heritage, whose characteristics are protected by laws, regulations and town planning schemes
to support resident members to preserve the amenity of their properties and streetscapes
to preserve, wherever possible, character and heritage features (houses, streetscapes, trees, gardens, landscapes)
to assist members to prevent developments which threaten the heritage value within their immediate area
to work closely with local councils to attain these aims.
to prevent the demolition of original character and heritage buildings
to support the Mount Lawley, Inglewood and Menora business districts
to educate Councils and the public about the history of Mount Lawley, Inglewood and Menora
to obtain a listing under the State Heritage Act for Mount Lawley as a Special Design Control Area
to research and publicise people and events in the history of Mount Lawley, Inglewood and Menora
to create and maintain an historical archive.