Why would I need a Heritage Advisor?
Under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 a Heritage Advisor may be engaged to:
- assist project sponsors in the preparation of Cultural Heritage Management Plans
- conduct cultural heritage audits in compliance with the directions of an inspector
- supervise activities authorised by a Cultural Heritage Permit.
These roles require the ability to carry out heritage assessments and prepare written technical reports that meet specified standards.
How can I find a Heritage Advisor?
Find a list of Heritage Advisors here:
If you are a Heritage Advisor who would like to be added to this list, apply by completing this form:
Find out more about appropriate qualifications needed to be a Heritage Advisor:
How should I choose a Heritage Advisor?
First Peoples – State Relations strongly recommends you engage Heritage Advisors who are appropriately qualified and have extensive practical experience in, and demonstrated knowledge of, the management of Aboriginal cultural heritage.
We recommend you seek references and examples of previous work before you engage them.
Reviewed 06 April 2023