About the Heritage Council

Who we are and how we work to protect and celebrate Western Australia’s historic heritage places.

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The Heritage Council of Western Australia is the State Government’s advisory body on heritage matters and is vested with functions and powers under the Heritage Act 2018.

The Heritage Council determines the organisation’s strategy and policies, makes key decisions on places to be entered into the State Register of Heritage Places, and provides specialist advice relating to the development of heritage places.

The Council comprises nine persons appointed by the Minister for Heritage, based on their skills and expertise. The Council is guided by its Charter which clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the Heritage Council. The Council is guided by its Charter which clarifies the roles and responsibilities of the Heritage Council. The Council charter as well as the Heritage Council's declaration of interest policy can be found below under Useful publications.

Council Members

Membership of the Heritage Council is defined by the Heritage Act 2018. The current members of the Heritage Council are:

PositionMember
ChairHon. John Cowdell AM
CouncillorLeigh Barrett
CouncillorNerida Moredoundt
CouncillorLloyd Clark
CouncillorSally Malone
CouncillorDr Brad Pettitt
CouncillorRichard Offen
CouncillorJennifer Marschner
CouncillorDr Erika Techera

 

Meeting dates

The 2020 meeting dates for the Heritage Council are:

January TBC24 April31 July30 October
14 Febraury 8 May 14 August13 November
28 February 29 May 28 August27 November
13 March12 June11 September11 December
27 March26 June25 September18 December
17 April10 July9 October 
Page last reviewed 30 November 2020
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