Australian Heritage Strategy – 2015

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Commonwealth of Australia  – 2015 Key points from the 2015 Strategy Australia has a rich natural and cultural heritage that underpins our sense of place and national identity and makes a positive contribution to the nation’s wellbeing. We value our heritage and have a strong desire to see Australia’s significant heritage places recognised and protected. The 2015 Australian Heritage Strategy: …

Partnership Agreement between the Alliance and Government to reform cultural heritage protections

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Partnership Agreement between the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance and the Federal Government to co-design reforms to cultural heritage protections. Signed by Minister Plibersek and the Alliance co-chairs – 24 Nov 2022 First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance co-chair Heron Loban and Federal Environment Minister Tanya Plibersek signing the partnership agreement.

ALP National Platform Final Endorsed Platform

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ALP National Policy Platform (2021) First Nations and heritage 50. Labor recognises the deep trauma caused to First Nations peoples from the destruction of their spiritual, cultural, and physical heritage. 51. Labor will assert the strong national interest in valuing and protecting First Nations spiritual, cultural, and physical heritage as the embodiment of the oldest continuous culture on earth, and …

Labor’s Commitment To First Nations Peoples

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First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance named on pages 18/19 Protecting First Nations Heritage Labor shares the national devastation at the destruction of the 46,000-year-old Juukan rockshelters in May 2020. We engaged closely with First Nations representatives in response to the tragedy and have pursued answers and action in the Parliament, including helping to establish the Juukan Inquiry. First Nations Peoples …

Partnership Discussion Paper – Stage 1 – Commonwealth cultural heritage reform

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Alliance and Commonwealth partnership: Modernisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage protections Discussion Paper- Stage 1 This discussion paper has been developed to accompany the stage 1 national engagement process towards the modernisation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural heritage protections. It has been drafted jointly between the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance and the Commonwealth Department of …