Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975

​​​​The Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975 commenced on 16 August 2017. The Act amends the previous Aboriginal Relics Act 1975

It establishes a new Aboriginal Heritage Council and introduces new penalties for unlawful interference or damage to an Aboriginal relic. 

The Act interprets a relic to be any object, place or site that is of signficance to the Aboriginal people of Tasmania.​

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