Planning and development of land
The endurance of Aboriginal society across Australia is of global significance and the cultural heritage places and objects associated with Aboriginal society are a significant part of the heritage of all Australians. More importantly, they are a fundamental part of Aboriginal community life and cultural identity.
Large developments and other high impact activities in culturally sensitive landscapes can cause significant harm to Aboriginal cultural heritage. In these situations the Act may require the preparation of a or the planner or developer may need to get a .
Not sure if a Cultural Heritage Management Plan is required for your activity?
Is the property associated with an area of Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Sensitivity?
Areas of '' include registered Aboriginal cultural heritage places, as well as landforms and land categories that are generally regarded as more likely to contain Aboriginal cultural heritage. '' are defined in the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2018 (the Regulations).
Cultural Heritage Management Plans
- developments that require an Environment Effects Statement
- larger scale residential or industrial subdivisions on '', which have not previously been subject to significant ground disturbance
- substantial infrastructure or resource development projects on '', which have not previously been subject to significant ground disturbance.
Reviewed 27 October 2019