Australian Heritage Council

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The Australian Heritage Council is the principal adviser to the Australian Government on heritage matters.wikipedia
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Australian National Heritage List

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The Council assesses nominations for the Australian National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List.
To be included on the list, a nominated place is assessed by the Australian Heritage Council against nine criteria:

Australian Heritage Commission

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The Council replaced the Australian Heritage Commission as the Australian Government's independent expert advisory body on heritage matters when the new Commonwealth heritage system was introduced in 2004 under amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
The AHC was ultimately abolished under the Howard Liberal-National coalition government and the Australian Heritage Council formed in its place on 19 February 2004.

Commonwealth Heritage List

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The Council assesses nominations for the Australian National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List.
Key elements are amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cwth), which include explicit requirements for cultural heritage protection, the creation of an Australian National Heritage List and a Commonwealth Heritage List and the establishment of the Australian Heritage Council under the Australian Heritage Council Act 2003.

Australian Heritage Database

AustralianAustralian Heritage RegisterAustralian heritage registries
It is maintained by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts (Australia), in consultation with Australian Heritage Council.

Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999

EPBC ActEnvironment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation ActEPBC
The Council replaced the Australian Heritage Commission as the Australian Government's independent expert advisory body on heritage matters when the new Commonwealth heritage system was introduced in 2004 under amendments to the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.

List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia

overseas places of historic significanceOverseas places of historic significance to Australia
The Minister may ask the Council for advice on action that he may take in relation to the List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia.

Swifts, Darling Point

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It is described by the Australian Heritage Council as "perhaps the grandest house remaining in Sydney".

Dryandra Woodland

Part of Dryandra Woodland is listed on the Register of the National Estate by the Australian Heritage Council.

Tarkine

Tarkine wildernessThe Tarkine
The area's high concentration of Aboriginal sites has led to it being described by the Australian Heritage Council as "one of the world's great archaeological regions".

Cliefden Caves

It has been ranked among the 70 most significant fossil sites in Australia by the Australian Heritage Council (2012 ) and as the thirteenth most significant limestone cave site in Australia by Davey.

University of Western Australia

The University of Western AustraliaUWAWestern Australia University
The building has been heritage-listed by both the National Trust and the Australian Heritage Council.

Burra Charter

Australia ICOMOS Charter for the Conservation of Places of Cultural Significance
The Burra Charter has been adopted by the Australian Heritage Council (December 2004), the Heritage Council of New South Wales (December 2004), the Queensland Heritage Council (January 2005) and the Heritage Council of Victoria (July 2010).

York Park

Aurora StadiumUniversity of Tasmania StadiumUTAS Stadium
These gates, and the heritage-listed Northern Stand, have been placed on the Tasmanian Heritage Register as culturally significant to the state.

Penny Sackett

Sackett
The reconstruction work proved difficult due to disagreements with the insurers and was further complicated by the heritage status of the observatory requiring the Australian Heritage Commission to approve all works.

The Spot, New South Wales

The SpotRitz Cinema
In 1997, The Ritz Cinema was placed on the Register of the National Estate by the Australian Heritage Council.

Register of the National Estate

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The register was initially compiled between 1976 and 2003 by the Australian Heritage Commission, after which the register was maintained by the Australian Heritage Council.

Murujuga

Burrup PeninsulaDampier Rock Art ComplexBurrup
In 2006 the Australian Heritage Council advised the federal Environment and Heritage Minister that the site was suitable for National Heritage listing.

Fraser Island

FraserFraser Island, Queenslandaboriginal population
Fraser Island then became the first place to be included in the Australian Heritage Commission's Register of the National Estate.

Cameron Offices, Belconnen

Cameron Offices
The Australian Heritage Council determined that while Cameron Offices did not meet threshold for the National Heritage List, the offices had Commonwealth Heritage values.

Bonegilla Migrant Reception and Training Centre

BonegillaBonegilla Migrant Reception Centrea real migrant camp
Initially the Australian Army contested the proposed AHC listing on the grounds that the camp was being favoured over army history at the site.

Queensland Heritage Register

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Places may also be entered in other lists such as the Commonwealth National Heritage List which is maintained by the Australian Heritage Council.

Mungalalu Truscott Airbase

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The Trust may nominate Mungalalu Truscott Base for inclusion by the Australian Heritage Council in the Register of the National Estate in the future.