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 Before You Dig Australia Referrals, completed Aboriginal Heritage Assessments and Permit Applications.
For the period 1 January 2023 to 31 March 2023:
Before You Dig Australia Referrals
The Department received 12 869 Before You Dig Australia Referrals, 1 177 of which prompted further advice from the Department.
Aboriginal Heritage Assessments
Seventeen Aboriginal Heritage Assessments were completed. Aboriginal heritage assessments inform proponents of Aboriginal heritage considerations for their project.
One Aboriginal Heritage Permit Applications were assessed and processed by the Department.