The premises of Australian Grit/F.T. Wimble is of significance to the City of Maribyrnong.
Architecturally it is a simple but a distinctive building form in the Moderne style, reflecting the period of industrial expansion in the Braybrook area in the pre World War Two period and the local prominence of the Moderne style for industrial buildings in the area at this time.
(Criterion E1) Historically the building has a long association with unique or distinctive industries including grit manufacturing and one of the few printers' requisite suppliers in Melbourne. (Criteria B2 & D2).
The Australian Heritage Commission criteria consist of a set of eight criteria which cover social, aesthetic, scientific, and historic values. Each criterion has sub-criteria written specifically for cultural or natural values. As this project is for cultural values, the sub-criteria used are identified by their alpha-numeric code and briefly described as follows:
. A.3 richness and diversity of cultural features
. A.4 demonstrates well the course and pattern of history, important historic events
. B.2 rarity
. C.2 research potential
. D.2 good example of type
. E.1 aesthetic importance to the community or cultural group