The Aboriginal heritage places and Aboriginal heritage surveys datasets can be downloaded in different formats.
If you wish to download spatial information, you will need to apply for a Licensing Agreement for the Transfer and Use of Digital Information.
Please note that the data download service will temporarily be unavailable outside of business hours. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
Download Aboriginal Heritage Places
Heritage Place information from the Register of Places and Objects is included in the ArcGIS File Geodatabase, shapefiles and MapInfo files.
See Place attribute definitions for further details.
Heritage Survey Area information from Survey Reports submitted to the department is included in the Survey download files.
See Survey Attribute Definitions for further details.
You must have a mapping or GIS system (for example, MapInfo, Microstation, ArcGIS Desktop) to use the data. The Aboriginal heritage places and Aboriginal heritage surveys datasets can be downloaded in the following formats:
Clients are responsible for ensuring that personnel using the datasets are aware of and abide by the contents of the licensing agreement.Clients are expected to refresh their datasets regularly.
Contact the department if you have difficulties downloading the datasets. Copyright of the information is and shall remain the property of the Government of Western Australia.
The Government of Western Australia acknowledges the traditional custodians throughout Western Australia and their continuing connection to the land, waters and community. We pay our respects to all members of the Aboriginal communities and their cultures; and to Elders both past and present.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are advised that this site may contain images of people who are deceased.