Protecting Heritage Places

10 steps to help protect the natural and cultural significance of places
Australian Heritage Commission, 2000

Introduction (continued)

Are you involved in community action?

The 10 steps provide the information you need to create a plan to protect a place important to your community. It also explains the steps you need to take to identify natural, historic and Indigenous heritage places that might be found in your local area.

Step 4, which can put together a strong case for why a place important, is a crucial step to do well if a place you care about is under threat.

If you want more detailed information to help plan community action, look in Chapters 2 and 7 in Protecting Local Heritage Places - A guide for communities.