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Glossary and footnotes

Taking Care of Culture Discussion Paper glossary and footnotes.

Glossary of terms

Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

Refers to the knowledge and lore, practices and People, objects and places that are valued, culturally meaningful and connected to identity and Country; shapes identity and is a lived spirituality fundamental to the wellbeing of communities through connectedness across generations; and has been passed through the generations.1

AHA

Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic).

CHMP

Cultural Heritage Management Plans as defined under the AHA.

CHP

Cultural Heritage Permits as defined under the AHA.

Cultural Heritage see Aboriginal Cultural Heritage.

FPIC

Free, prior informed consent, as that term there is understood in relation to the  UN Declaration and the United Nations Convention on  Biological Diversity, 1992.2

ICIP 

Indigenous Cultural Intellectual Property

MV

Museums Victoria.

RAP

Registered Aboriginal Party pursuant to the AHA.

The Report

State of Victoria’s Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Report 2016-2021 pursuant to the AHA.

TOSA 

Traditional Owner Settlement Act 2010 (Vic).

VAHC or the Council

Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council

UN Declaration 

United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 2007

Footnotes

  1. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, https://www.aboriginalheritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/aboriginal-heritage
  2. For more information, see https://www.un.org/development/desa/indigenouspeoples/publications/2016/10/free-prior-and-informed-consent-an-indigenous-peoples-right-and-a-good-practice-for-local-communities-fao/
  3. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Annual Report 1 August 2018 – 30 June 2019, 4
  4. National Native Title Tribunal, Indigenous Cultural Heritage Schemes in Victoria, Queensland and Northern Territory: an overview, Report prepared for the South Australia Native Title Resolution Negotiating Parties, May 2009, 3.
  5. State Library of Victoria, Aboriginal people and the law, (site viewed 22 September 2020) https://guides.slv.vic.gov.au/law/today
  6. Canning, S and Thiele, F, Indigenous Cultural Heritage and History within the Metropolitan Melbourne Investigation Area, A Report to the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (February 2010) 25. http://www.veac.vic.gov.au/reports/ Indigenous%20Cultural%20Heritage%20and%20History%20within%20the%20VEAC%20Melbourne%20Metropolitan%20 Investigation%20Area.pdf
  7. Ibid, 6 
  8. Culture Victoria, Interview: Wergaia Elder Professor Eleanor Bourke (12 August 2020) https://cv.vic.gov.au/stories/ aboriginal-culture/possum-skin-cloaks/interview-wergaia-elder-professor-eleanor-bourke/
  9. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Ten Year Anniversary Report (2017) 2.
  10. Rodney Carter, Chairperson, Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, in an interview with 3KND on 26 June 2020 to discuss the Council’s Taking Control of Our Heritage Discussion Paper on recommended legislative reforms to the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic).
  11. 3KND, Words of Wisdom from Aunty Eleanor Bourke! (5 March 2020) https://www.3knd.org.au/post/words-of-wisdom
  12. SGS Economics and Planning, The Value of Heritage, Summary Report for the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (2017) iii.
  13. Rodney Carter, Chairperson, Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, in an interview with 3KND on 26 June 2020 to discuss the Council’s Taking Control of Our Heritage Discussion Paper on recommended legislative reforms to the Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic).
  14. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Annual Report 1 August 2018 – 30 June 2019, 12.
  15. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Annual Report 1 August 2018 – 30 June 2019, 5.
  16. Janke, T., Our Culture, Our Future: Proposals for the recognition and protection of Indigenous cultural and intellectual property, final report to the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies, Michael Frankel and Company, Sydney, 1999, 2.
  17. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Aboriginal Cultural Heritage: Keep us Strong (website visited 22 September 2020) https://www.aboriginalheritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/aboriginal-heritage
  18. Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic), section 1.
  19. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Strategic Plan 2017 – 2021, September 2017, p 8.
  20. Department of Agriculture, Water and Environment, Australian Government Dhawura Ngilan: A vision for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage in Australia and the Best Practice Standards in Indigenous cultural heritage management and legislation (2 November 2020) https://www.environment.gov.au/heritage/publications/dhawura-ngilan-vision-atsi-heritage
  21. See Appendix 1 for more information.
  22. Victoria State Government, Victoria Aboriginal Affairs Framework 2018-2023 (June 2018) Acknowledgement
  23. Schnierer E, Ellsmore S and Schnierer S. State of Indigenous Cultural Heritage 2011. Report prepared for the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities on behalf of the State of the Environment 2011 Committee. Canberra: DSEWPaC, 2011, 7 & 11.
  24. Ibid, 11.
  25. For more information, see: Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment, The independent review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (5 November 2020) https://epbcactreview.environment.gov.au/.
  26. For more information, see: Aboriginal Affairs, NSW Government, Heritage Reforms (29 August 2020) https://www.aboriginalaffairs.nsw.gov.au/policy-reform/planning-and-heritage/heritage-reforms/
  27. First Peoples’ Assembly of Victoria, Annual Report 2019-2020, Co-Chairs’ Foreword.
  28. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Annual Report 1 August 2018 – 30 June 2019, 34.
  29. Damein Bell Deakin Alumni Profile, 29 November 2019 https://www.facebook.com/deakinalumni/videos/2151986868236301
  30. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, Our Places Our Names – Waterways Naming Project (3 June 2020) https://www. aboriginalheritagecouncil.vic.gov.au/our-places-our-names-waterways-naming-project
  31. Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations Home (3 November 2020) https://www.mldrin.org.au/
  32. https://www.water.vic.gov.au/aboriginal-values/the-aboriginal-water-program
  33. Environment and Natural Resources Committee, Inquiry into the Establishment and Effectiveness of Registered Aboriginal Parties, Parliament of Victoria (November 2012) 97.
  34. Southern Rural Water, Water for Traditional Owners a Victorian first: Media Release from the Minister for Water, Lisa Neville (12 November 2020) http://www.srw.com.au/water-for-traditional-owners-a-victorian-first/
  35. Ibid.
  36. Water Act 1989 (Vic) s22C(3). Note, the Minister may cause a Sustainable Water Strategy to be prepared for a region of the State determined by the Minister: Water Act 1989 (Vic) s22B.
  37. Aboriginal Heritage Regulations 2018 (Vic), s25(1) & s43.
  38. The Victorian Planning Authority runs the Greenfield program building new suburbs across greater Melbourne.
  39. Zena Cumpston and Dr Tanja Beer Plants tell stories of cultural connection Pursuit: University of Melbourne (3 July 2020) https://pursuit.unimelb.edu.au/articles/plants-tell-stories-of-cultural-connection
  40. Isabella Higgins Australian bush foods are all around us, but the industry is just ‘waking up’ ABC News (6 Apr 2019) https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-06/australian-bush-foods-under-threat-just-as-industry-develops/10950522
  41. First Nations Bushfood & Botanical Alliance Australia, About Us (2020) https://www.firstnationsbushfoods.org.au/about
  42. Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre About us (15 March 2020) https://museumsvictoria.com.au/bunjilaka/about-us/.
  43. VicHealth Promoting Aboriginal health through the arts: Overview of supported projects (9 April 2019) https://www. vichealth.vic.gov.au/-/media/ResourceCentre/PublicationsandResources/arts/VH_Promoting-Aboriginal-health-through-arts-V1.pdf?la=en&hash=1FF711CA90F45303E42D72D3E78AE645D943E491.
  44. United Nations, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, 2007, Article 11. 
  45. Short Black Opera Company Ensemble Dutala (17 July 2020) https://www.shortblackopera.org.au/ensemble-dutala
  46. Ilbijerri Theatre Company, Productions (23 September 2020) https://ilbijerri.com.au/productions/
  47. Koorie Heritage Trust Black Crow by Daen Sansbury-Smith (3 August 2020) https://koorieheritagetrust.com.au/whats-on/exhibitions/black-crow-by-daen-sansbury-smith/
  48. Koorie Heritage Trust Affirmation (26 September 2020) https://koorieheritagetrust.com.au/whats-on/exhibitions/affirmation/.
  49. ABC Wimmera, 7 July 2017 https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1581216155231715.
  50. Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages VACL (4 November 2020) https://www.vaclang.org.au/.
  51. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO ‘About IYIL 2019’ 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages 1 November 2020 https://en.iyil2019.org/about/; PULiiMA PULiiMA 2019 Wrap up 22 October 2020 https://puliima.com/.
  52. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation, UNESCO Upcoming Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032) to focus on Indigenous language users’ human rights 28 February 2020 https://en.unesco.org/news/ upcoming-decade-indigenous-languages-2022-2032-focus-indigenous-language-users-human-rights.
  53. Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore, World Intellectual Property Organisation, The Protection of Traditional Knowledge: Draft Articles 38th session, WIPO Doc WIP/GRTKF/IC/38/4 (10-14 December 2018). 
  54. United Nations, above n 43, Article 31.
  55. Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic), section 79B.
  56. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council Historical overview (16 March 2020) https://www.aboriginalheritagecouncil.vic.gov. au/historical-overview
  57. United Nations, above n 43, Article 12.
  58. Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council, above n 55.
  59. Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 (Vic), s1. Available from: https://content.legislation.vic.gov.au/sites/default/files/2020-04/06- 16aa024%20authorised.pdf

Reviewed 04 January 2021

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