Review of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972

The drafting process for new Aboriginal heritage legislation is underway and the intention is to have a final round of formal public consultation and new legislation introduced into Parliament this year.

Drafting new legislation is a careful and considered process taking into account feedback from our stakeholders – Aboriginal people, industry representatives, heritage professionals and the Western Australian community.

A further round of formal public consultation on the draft Bill will take place in 2020. Your continued patience and participation in this process is vital to having legislation that benefits all stakeholders.

Page last reviewed 20 February 2020
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