As a community and strategic leader in the protection and celebration of our Peoples' Culture in Victoria, Council's role to support Traditional Owners to manage and live their Cultural Heritage is fundamental.
Contribution to discussions around better management and control of Cultural Heritage by its Traditional Owners is a core function of Council's responsibilities.
Taking control of our heritage
The Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council is calling for legislative reform to protect Aboriginal Cultural Heritage.
Bringing our Ancestors Home
Discussion Paper on managing and returning Ancestral Remains in Victoria since the commencement of the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006.
Review of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006
Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council Submission to the 2020 phase 1 review of the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006.
Review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999
Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council submission to the 2020 review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999.
Repatriation of Ceremonial Objects and Human Remains under the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council Submission to the Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples on the Repatriation of ceremonial objects and human remains under the UNDRIP.
Reviewed 30 March 2021