Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania (AHT) is a division of the Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.  AHT aims to protect, conserve and promote Tasmania’s unique Aboriginal heritage, while adopting a partnership approach with Aboriginal community organisations.  Tasmania’s Aboriginal cultural heritage provides a spiritual connection for Tasmanian Aboriginal people today and valuable information about one of the oldest living cultures in the world.

An occupied rockshelter located on the east coast of Tasmania. Stone tools, shell and bone were recovered when this site was excavated by S. Brown in the 1980s.

This video was developed by Aboriginal Education Services, Department of Education, Tasmania in 2010. It is an early years resource about the Tasmanian Aboriginal cultural practice of mutton birding. read more

Call for Submissions - Register of Consulting Archaeologists

Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania (AHT) provides the Register of Consulting Archaeologists as a service to proponents and heritage practitioners undertaking Aboriginal heritage assessments in Tasmania. The register is updated on an annual basis, and AHT are now calling for applications from those wishing to be added, or confirmation from those already on the list that they wish to remain. The current Register and application form can both be downloaded from the Forms & Documents page. Queries and responese should be forwarded to aboriginal@heritage.tas.gov.au by COB 27/2/15 read more