Many government and private sector organisations are involved in protecting heritage places.
The Heritage Division within the Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities develops and implements policies and programs to help identify, conserve and promote appreciation of Australia's natural and cultural heritage places and objects.
The Australian Heritage Council
The Australian Heritage Council is the Government's independent expert advisory body on heritage matters.
The Australian World Heritage Advisory Committee
The Australian World Heritage Advisory Committee has been established to provide advice to Commonwealth and State/Territory Ministers on issues of a cross-cutting nature that affect Australia's World Heritage sites.
State and Territory Heritage Organisations
Each Australian State and Territory has both government and non-government organisations involved in protecting heritage places:
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
- Northern Territory
Heritage experts and resources
Heritage consultants can help you to identify or manage a heritage place. Find out about historians, archaeologists, landscape architects, environmental managers, engineers, planners, and more.
Search for heritage places
- Australian Heritage Week
- Public notices
- Asia-Pacific Focal Point
- Australia's dinosaurs
- Managing Commonwealth heritage places
- Australian Heritage Council
- Australian Heritage Places Inventory (AHPI)
- Australian Heritage Database
- Australian Heritage Information
- Export permits
- Indigenous heritage
- Place managers network
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