Heritage Victoria identifies, protects and interprets Victoria's most significant cultural heritage resources.
It advises private owners, local and State government, industry and the general community on heritage matters. Heritage Victoria's aim is to make heritage identification, protection and management accessible and easily understood.
Heritage Victoria administers the Heritage Act and maintains the Victorian Heritage Register.
Heritage Victoria is the Victorian State Government's principal cultural (non-Indigenous) heritage agency.
Heritage Victoria is the agency which:
-:- recommends places and objects for inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register
-:- provides funding assistance for heritage projects
-:- manages historic shipwrecks and relics
-:- is responsible for protecting Victoria's archaeological heritage
-:- promotes community understanding of the Heritage Act
-:- provides educational services, resources and support for heritage related projects
-:- conserves significant artefacts and objects
The Heritage Council Victoria provides the highest level of legal protection for heritage places and objects identified as being of significance to the State.
As an independent statutory authority, the Heritage Council Victoria is the State's main decision-making body on heritage issues. Its ten members are appointed by the Governor-in-Council upon the recommendation of the Minister for Planning and Local Government.
The Heritage Council Victoria receives professional advice and administrative support from Heritage Victoria.
❊ Address & Contact ❊
⊜ Level 7; 8 Nicholson Street East Melbourne | Map
✆ (03) 9637 9475
❊ Web Links ❊
→ Heritage Victoria
→ Victorian Heritage Register On-Line
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