Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement Resources and templates - South West Native Title Settlement

Find all technical documents, fact sheets and a range of resources developed to assist with the efficient use of the NSHA

Due Diligence Guidelines

Noongar Standard Heritage Agreement fact sheets

NSHA Fact Sheet – Conducting a Survey and Aboriginal Participants
NSHA Fact Sheet – Content of Survey reports and Provision to DPLH

Noongar Standard Heritage Agreements templates

Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Ballardong Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Gnaala Karla Boodja Indigenous Land Use Agreements

South West Boojarah Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Wagyl Kaip Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Wagyl Kaip and Southern Noongar People boundary description

Whadjuk Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Yued Indigenous Land Use Agreements

Other templates

Activity notice template (Word 82 kb)

To be used by the Proponent when issuing an 'Activity Notice' under the NSHA.

Activity notice response template–yes heritage survey (Word 38 kb)

Activity notice response template–no heritage survey (Word 22 kb)

To be used by SWALSC or the Noongar Regional Corporations when issuing an ‘Activity Notice Response’ as per clause 8.3 of the NSHA.

Notice of intention to lodge section 16 or section 18 application under the Aboriginal Heritage Act–template (Word 28 kb)

To be used when there is an intention to lodge a sections 16 or 18 application under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972.

Aboriginal Heritage service provider contract–template (Word 705 kb)

This template is to be used by the proponent when engaging the Aboriginal Heritage Service Provider*.

*Aboriginal heritage service providers are usually a company or person(s) who are appropriately qualified in a discipline directly relevant to the management of Aboriginal cultural heritage such as anthropology, archaeology, history or a related discipline and/or someone who has the cultural authority and heritage knowledge for the land in question. The template contract sets out the obligations of the Aboriginal heritage service provider when conducting an Aboriginal heritage survey under the NSHA. The contract mirrors relevant NSHA obligations to ensure outcomes are consistent with the requirements detailed in the NSHA. 

If you have any suggestions for the development of other resources or any questions about the use of these templates please contact the South West Settlement Heritage team.


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Disclaimer: The NSHA resources listed here are templates only and do not constitute legal advice. You should seek legal or other professional advice before acting or relying on these resources.  

Page reviewed 3 August 2021