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

New appointees for the Aboriginal Heritage Council

Tasmanian Government Media Release - Roger Jaensch, Minister for Aboriginal Affairs, 4 November 2022

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 28 October 2022

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 29 September 2022

Aboriginal Heritage Council Meeting

Aboriginal Heritage Council meeting 26 August 2022

Who we are

The Council is made up of 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.

Upcoming meetings:

2022
​​16 December 2022

2023
24 Feburary 2023
31 March 2023
28 April 2023
26 May 2023
30 June 2023
28 July 2023
25 August 2023
29 September 2023




​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.