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Cultural heritage places

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One new place has been recorded on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register since July 2015.

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Queensland

There are four places recorded on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register.

One new place has been recorded since July 2015.

The register is established and maintained under Part 5 of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003. The register includes information contained in cultural heritage studies carried out under Part 6 of the legislation, which provides formal processes for undertaking a comprehensive study to assess the significance of an area.

That only one new place has been recorded on the register may reflect a perception among stakeholders that there are no incremental benefits of recording a place on the register as opposed to merely recording site locations on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage database.

North

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register records two places for the North Cultural Heritage Region.

No new places have been recorded since July 2015.

The register is established and maintained under Part 5 of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003. The register includes information contained in cultural heritage studies carried out under Part 6 of the legislation, which provides formal processes for undertaking a comprehensive study to assess the significance of an area.

The fact that no new places have been recorded on the register may reflect a perception among stakeholders that there are no incremental benefits of recording a place on the register as opposed to merely recording site locations on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage database.

Central

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register records one place for the Central Cultural Heritage Region.

No new places have been recorded since July 2015.

The register is established and maintained under Part 5 of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003. The register includes information contained in cultural heritage studies carried out under Part 6 of the legislation, which provides formal processes for undertaking a comprehensive study to assess the significance of an area.

The fact that no new places have been recorded on the register may reflect a perception among stakeholders that there are no incremental benefits of recording a place on the register as opposed to merely recording site locations on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage database.

South

One new place has been recorded on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register for South Cultural Heritage Region.

This is also the only addition to the register statewide.

The register is established and maintained under Part 5 of the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2003 and the Torres Strait Islander Cultural Heritage Act 2003. The register includes information contained in cultural heritage studies carried out under Part 6 of the legislation, which provides formal processes for undertaking a comprehensive study to assess the significance of an area.

The fact that only one place has been recorded on the register may reflect a perception among stakeholders that there are no incremental benefits of recording a place on the register as opposed to merely recording site locations on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage database.

More information:

Indicator: Number of places recorded on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage register

Number of cultural heritage studies registered by Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships regions for 2012-2016 financial years. Current at August 2017.

Download data from Queensland Government data

Last updated 8 January 2019