Agency VA 4836
Heritage Victoria
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Date Range: 1996 - cont
 
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Heritage Victoria was established in 1996 following the proclamation of the Heritage Act 1995 (No. 93/1995). Its main functions were to administer the Heritage Act 1995 and maintain the Victorian Heritage Register. Heritage Victoria supported the Heritage Council of Victoria (VA 4220), an independent statutory authority established under the Heritage Act.

Heritage Victoria assisted in identifying and protecting Victoria's significant cultural heritage resources. It advised private owners, local and State Government, industry and the general community on heritage matters. Its primary activities were to:
- Recommend places and objects for inclusion on the Victorian Heritage Register
- Issue permits to alter or make other changes to heritage places and objects
- Provide funding assistance for heritage projects
- Manage historic shipwrecks and relics
- Protect Victoria's archaeological heritage
- Promote understanding of the Heritage Act
- Provide educational services, resources and support for heritage related projects
- Conserve significant artefacts and objects.


 
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1996 - cont Buildings, historic (protection of) VF 303
Functions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibilityFunctions for which this Agency has or has had secondary responsibility
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1996 - 2002 Department of Infrastructure VA 3971
2002 - 2007 Department of Sustainability and Environment VA 4554
2007 - 2013 Department of Planning and Community Development VA 4838
2015 - cont Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning VA 5036
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1996 - 1999 Planning and Local Government VRG 126