How do I find out if a building is heritage NSW?
A property is a heritage item if it is:
- Listed in the heritage schedule of a local council’s Local Environmental Plan (LEP);
- Listed on the State Heritage Register, a register of places and items of particular importance to the people of NSW;
What do you do if you find Aboriginal artifacts?
If you find or believe you have found an Aboriginal object, leave it where it is and report the object and its location to us by emailing [email protected] Even if you believe the object is in danger of being damaged or harmed, it is very important to leave it alone and report it immediately.
Who protects Aboriginal heritage?
National Parks and Wildlife Act
Aboriginal objects and declared Aboriginal Places are managed and protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.
What is an Aboriginal Heritage Impact Permit?
An Aboriginal Heritage Impact Permit (AHIP) is a statutory document which grants permission to harm Aboriginal objects or declared Aboriginal places and details conditions which must be complied with while harming these objects or places.
Can heritage property be sold?
Sale and purchase of Heritage Buildings does not require any permission from Municipal Corporation of the city/town/ Development Authority/or Heritage Conservation Committee. The Regulations do not affect the ownership or usage. However, such usage should be in harmony with the said listed precincts / buildings.
Is my house heritage listed Sydney?
You can easily check via the State Heritage Inventory. There is an online search tool where you can type in the address of the property you’re looking at buying. If the property is listed, there will be a description of the property’s features and the reasons it is listed.
How are Aboriginal sites protected?
It is important to be aware of the fact that all Aboriginal sites in NSW are protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 , and it is an offence to damage or destroy them (this includes collecting artefacts) without prior permission of the NSW Government.
How do you identify Aboriginal stone tools?
- usually less than 50 mm long.
- a ‘striking platform’ (see diagram) visible.
- impact point often present on the striking platform.
- a ‘bulb of percussion’ often present below the striking platform.
- may have been shaped into a recognisable tool form, such as a point or scraper.
How can we protect Aboriginal culture?
- Buy only authentic Aboriginal goods.
- Book Aboriginal-owned or operated tours.
- Promote cultural events.
- Book Aboriginal performers and speakers.
- Support Aboriginal education.
- Subscribe to Aboriginal-owned newspapers.
- Participate in Aboriginal events.
- Donate money.
What laws protect Aboriginal cultural safety?
Protection under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NSW) This Act is the main law in NSW that protects Aboriginal culture and heritage.
What is an Aboriginal object?
‘Aboriginal objects’ are deposits, objects or material evidence (not being a handicraft made for sale) relating to Aboriginal habitation of New South Wales and include things which are associated with traditional Aboriginal communities such as stone tools, art sites, burial grounds and Aboriginal remains as well as …
What are heritage bye laws?
Government of India has amended the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites & Remains Act 1958 in year 2010 to include certain newer sub-sections. One of the major amendments is the provision of Heritage Byelaws for Prohibited and Regulated Area for each centrally protected monuments/sites.
How is Aboriginal cultural heritage protected in NSW?
The protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage in NSW is the joint responsibility of Heritage NSW and the Department of Planning Infrastructure and Environment under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NPW Act). All Aboriginal objects and places are protected under the NPW Act.
Where can I find heritage maps in NSW?
For the first time a single map view of heritage items across NSW can be displayed. There are Aboriginal Place, State Heritage Register, Interim Heritage Order and Local Environmental Plan heritage map layers. There are map tools for easy searching and map navigation.
Are Aboriginal objects protected under the NPW Act?
All Aboriginal objects and places are protected under the NPW Act. We also support the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Advisory Committee and The Heritage Council of NSW to carry out functions under the NPW Act 1974 and the Heritage Act 1977.
How do we work with Aboriginal communities in NSW?
We work with Aboriginal communities to celebrate, protect and manage Aboriginal cultural heritage in NSW. The protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage in NSW is the joint responsibility of Heritage NSW and the Department of Planning Infrastructure and Environment under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 (NPW Act).