All That You Need To Know About Aboriginal Cultural Heritage

Aboriginal cultural heritage includes places plus items that are much importance to the Aborigines as it is related to their history, beliefs, traditions, customs, observances and lore. It offers enough evidence about the way the Aborigines people lived their life and proves their existence even before the settlement of Europeans. This cultural heritage is dynamic, might include elements that are tangible and intangible. It also has things made out of stones, burial grounds or art sites. Tangible heritage located at the landscape with broad culture and requires to be considered in holistic situations.

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What are the roles of advisors of cultural heritage sites?

The cultural heritage advisors are in charge of these cultural heritage sites by letting the people know about various factors, such as:

  • Details about the places and objects used by Aborigines.
  • How such Aboriginal places or objects are protected?
  • How can people identify those objects or places on their place?
  • Learn about due diligence
  • What are the needs to investigate, assess or report the cultural heritage of Aborigines?
  • Learn more about the requirements required for archeological investigations which can be carried out without the AHIP
  • Can these objects of Aborigines transferable to the communities of Aborigines.

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Shortly stating, these cultural heritage sites connects with the people’s sense of belonging to the landscape and others. The heritage consultants make sure that such heritage cultural sites uphold the heritage of the ancient people by maintaining it in a strong manner as an integral part of everyday life. These spots of ancient heritage of Aborigines are not limited to sites alone, it refers to memories of people, their ceremonies, ways they performed few activities, stories, language etc. The cultural heritage sites aims at educating the younger generation about the traditional culture, ancient practices and to pass it on the next generation.

What must you know about aboriginal cultural heritage act?

The aboriginal cultural heritage act was passed in 2006 which came in to existence on 28th May 2007 offers enough protection and management for the Aboriginal heritage of Victoria by linking these processes with the Victorian planning system. This Act can also be used to improve the provisions related to their heritage sites, offers powers to inspectors, offer orders to stop work, increase the charges or fees if there is a breach in the act.