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Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007

Aboriginal Victoria is reviewing the operation of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007.

On 25 May 2017 the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 sunset after 10 years of operation. The Subordinate Legislation (Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007) Extension Regulations 2017 came into effect on 25 May 2017 and will extend the operation of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 for 12 months.

Aboriginal Victoria is carrying out the review to ensure any new regulations are justifiable and present the most effective and efficient form of regulation available. The review will inform how any new regulation might be improved to better achieve the desired benefits and reduce the costs they impose.

Discussion paper

Aboriginal Victoria released a discussion paper on 10 August 2017.

The discussion paper was designed to help people have their say on the operation of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 and to assist in preparing submissions for the review.

Discussion paper on the Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007 Discussion paper on the Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2007DOC (144.13 KB)

Contact Aboriginal Victoria for more information. We are happy to answer questions and help you through the submission process:

Simon Crocker
Email: simon.crocker@dpc.vic.gov.au
Phone: 03 8392 5380

Jana Boulet
Email: jana.boulet@dpc.vic.gov.au
Phone: 03 8392 5379

Submissions received

Aboriginal Victoria received 9 submissions in response to the Discussion Paper.

Urban Development Institute of Australia submission.pdf Urban Development Institute of Australia submissionPDF (812.86 KB) City of Whittlesea submission City of Whittlesea submissionPDF (190.99 KB) Construction Material Processors Association submission.pdf Construction Material Processors Association submissionPDF (177.92 KB) Municipal Association of Victoria submission Municipal Association of Victoria submissionPDF (1.17 MB) Minerals Council of Australia - Victorian Division submission Minerals Council of Australia - Victorian Division submissionPDF (303.59 KB) Parks Victoria submission Parks Victoria submissionPDF (166.24 KB) RAP Working Group Members submission RAP Working Group Members submissionPDF (349.67 KB) VicRoads submission VicRoads submissionPDF (58.7 KB)City of Greater Geelong Submission City of Greater Geelong SubmissionPDF (88.04 KB)