The Tasmanian Government routinely discloses information to the public under the Right to Information Act 2009. To further enhance our transparency and to enable greater consistency across government when this information will be released, the Tasmanian Government has agreed to routinely disclose information twice a year in April and October.
Disclosure information for Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania includes Dial Before You Dig Referrals, completed Aboriginal Heritage Assessments and Permit Applications.
Dial Before You Dig Referrals
For the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021, the Department received 11,671 Dial Before You Dig Referrals, 995 of which prompted further advice from the Department.
Aboriginal Heritage Assessments
For the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021, 14 Aboriginal Heritage Assessment were completed. Aboriginal heritage assessments inform proponents of Aboriginal heritage considerations for their project.
For the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2021, five Aboriginal Heritage Permit Applications were assessed and processed by the Department.