Aboriginal heritage conservation

Protecting and preserving Aboriginal heritage areas.
This grants program is open to not-for-profit Aboriginal organisations to support preservation of heritage places.
Entry permits are required to enter or pass through Aboriginal reserves that are subject to Part III of the Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act 1972.
If you are planning to enter, excavate, examine or remove anything on an Aboriginal site, you are required to seek authorisation under Section 16 (s16) of the Act.
Where land users conclude that impact to a site is unavoidable, the consent of the Minister must be sought under Section 18 (s18) of the Act.
Preservation of Aboriginal sites is afforded by Section 17 of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 and Regulations 6 to 10 of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 1974.

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