The register is a central repository for Traditional Owners to store information about cultural heritage and includes:
The following documents are kept on the register:
Who can access the Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Register?
Why do we have the register?
The Department of Premier and Cabinet is required to maintain a register of Aboriginal places and objects under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006. The quality and type of information available to users of the is fundamental to the management of Aboriginal heritage now and into the future. Over 39,000 Aboriginal objects and places have been recorded on the and many of these places and objects are located on private property. There are still many Aboriginal places and objects yet to be discovered.
Guides and information sheets
Forms and resources
Recording form templates
The content of these forms is set out in the documents below to assist heritage professionals in collecting the required information of Aboriginal places and objects prior to registration:
Reviewed 11 November 2019