Discovery of human remains
If suspected human remains are discovered, you must contact the Victoria Police and the Coroner's Court of Victoria immediately. If there are reasonable grounds to believe that the remains are Aboriginal, the Coronial Admissions and Enquiries hotline must be contacted on .
Secret and sacred objects
Discovery of Aboriginal places or objects
If you think you've found an Aboriginal cultural heritage place or objects on any public or private land in Victoria you must report it to First Peoples - State Relations under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.
You can notify First Peoples - State Relations of a discovery by completing a Preliminary Report form:
Recording an Aboriginal place or object
Reviewed 06 October 2021