Queensland Heritage Act 1992 - Queensland

Description

The object of the Act is to make provision for the conservation, preservation and protection of Queensland's cultural heritage.

The Act makes provision for the conservation of Queensland's cultural heritage by:

  • establishing the Queensland Heritage Council
  • establishing a register of places of cultural heritage significance
  • regulating development of registered places
  • providing for heritage agreements between the Minister and owners of registered places
  • protecting and conserving submerged objects of cultural heritage significance
  • regulating the excavation of sites that contain, or may contain, artefacts of cultural heritage significance
  • protecting places of cultural heritage significance and providing appropriate powers of protection and enforcement.

Note: The Act does not cover issues relating to indigenous heritage.

The following Subordinate Legislation should be examined:

  • Queensland Heritage Regulation 2003

Service type

Regulatory Obligation

An obligation defined in law. A business must comply with relevant services.

Administering agency

Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Environmental Policy and Planning

Heritage

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Permit and Licence Management

Mailing address: GPO Box 2454
Brisbane
Queensland 4001
Phone: 13 QGOV (13 74 68)
Fax: 07 3896 3342
Email: palm@ehp.qld.gov.au
Website: Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (Opens in new window)