Phase three - final consultation of the Aboriginal Heritage Act review

Read submissions made during the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Bill 2020 public consultation.

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The Bill establishes a modern approach to protecting Aboriginal cultural heritage and resets the relationship between land users and Traditional Owners.   

Provisions under the Bill will improve the approvals process, provide rights of review to all parties, strengthen compliance and enforcement and improve record-keeping of cultural heritage and transparency in decision-making.

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The State Government sought feedback on the Bill to ensure Western Australia has a serious law that protects and respects Aboriginal culture and balances outcomes for all stakeholders. Submissions closed 9 October 2020.

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Submissions closed Friday, 9 October 2020.

Page last reviewed 12 March 2021
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