About the Council

The statutory Aboriginal Heritage Council was established in 2017 under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1975. We are an independent body who advise the Tasmanian Government, land managers and owners on the protection and management of Aboriginal cultural heritage in Tasmania.

Our members are from the Tasmanian Aboriginal community and have extensive experience and knowledge of Aboriginal heritage management.

More about us

Latest news

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 25 October 2023

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 29 September 2023

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 25 August 2023

Who we are

The Council is made up of up to ten members from across the Tasmanian Aboriginal community appointed by the Governor.

​Meetings

Council meets once a month to discuss submissions, make recommendations to Government, and work on ways to promote awareness and protection of Aboriginal heritage in Tasmania.

2024 meetings:

​23 Feburary 2024
28 March 2024
26 April 2024
31 May 2024
28 June 2024
26 July 2024
30 August 2024
27 September 2024
25 October 2024
29 November 2024
13 December 2024




​Contact Us

Aboriginal Heritage Tasmania
GPO Box 123
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: +61 3 6232 7893
Email: aboriginalheritagecouncil@dpac.tas.gov.au

To present a proposal to the Council complete the​ Aboriginal Heritage Council Briefing Form and submit it to the Council for consideration.