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.

Heritage Council members

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

PositionMember
ChairAnne Arnold
CouncillorPhilip Griffiths
CouncillorNerida Moredoundt
CouncillorLloyd Clark
CouncillorSally Malone
 CouncillorProfessor John Stephens
CouncillorDr Brad Pettitt
CouncillorRob Druitt 
CouncillorJennifer Marschner

Meeting dates

The 2019 meeting dates for the Heritage Council are:

No January meeting12 April12 July11 October
8 Febraury10 May9 August8 November
8 March14 June13 September13 December
Page last reviewed 17 July 2019
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