Australian Heritage Council

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Kimberley Coast
Kimberley Coast, West Kimberley
Australian War Memorial
Australian War Memorial and the Memorial Parade, Australian Capital Territory
Great Barrier Reef
Gorgonians, Great Barrier Reef
Larapinta Dr, Hermannsburg
Hermannsburg Historic Precinct
Brindle Creek, Border Ranges National Park. Photo: Paul Candlin.
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia
Shark Bay/Zuytdorp. Photo: Nick Rains.
Shark Bay region

The Australian Heritage Council is the principal adviser to the Australian Government on heritage matters. The Council assesses nominations for the National Heritage List, and the Commonwealth Heritage List. The Minister may ask the Council for advice on action that he may take in relation to the List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia.

News

Australian Heritage Council today announced this year’s recipient of the Sharon Sullivan National Heritage Award.
The Australian Heritage Council is assessing whether Quinkan Country, and Saltwater Country of the Groote Eylandt Archipelago meet any of the National Heritage criteria.
The Twelve Apostles

National heritage assessments

The Australian Heritage Council provides the Minister with a written assessment for each place on the finalised priority assessment list.

Sydney harbour Bridge

Media releases

Australian Heritage Council media releases.