Opera House: A Revised Plan for the Conservation of the Sydney Opera House (Sydney: Sydney
- James Semple Kerr, Sydney
- Opera House Trust,
for large-scale work. conserved, and how change should be managed in the future. This paper examines how the dialogue with the original architect has been integrated into heritage-management strategies that guide both the dayto-day care of the building, as well as proposals for large-scale work. It also reflects on the challenges of marrying the World Heritage process for assessing significance within the more usual process of significance assessment used by national heritage bodies. Finally, the paper also reflects on the challenges of balancing different and sometimes competing values and illustrates an emerging approach to achieving this balance.