Routine Disclosures

​​​​​​​​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 July 2023 to 30 September 2023​:

Before You Dig Australia Referrals

The Department received 13739 Before You Dig Australia Referrals, 1435 of which prompted further advice from the Department.


​Aboriginal Heritage Assessments

Twenty-five​ Aboriginal Heritage Assessments were completed. Aboriginal heritage assessments inform proponents of Aboriginal​ heritage considerations for their project.


Permit Applications

​Three Aboriginal Heritage Permit Applications were assessed and processed by the Department.​​​



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