QLD Biodiscovery Act 2004

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In Queensland, biodiscovery is regulated under the Biodiscovery Act 2004, which sets up a framework for obtaining consent to access resources and share the benefits of their use. The Biodiscovery in Queensland guideline provides information to help determine if an activity is considered biodiscovery. Biodiscovery involves the collection and use of native biological material (e.g. plants, animals and other organisms) for …

Heritage Places Act 1993 (SA)

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An Act to make provision for the identification, recording and conservation of places and objects of non-Aboriginal heritage significance; to establish the South Australian Heritage Council; and for other purposes. This Act may be cited as the Heritage Places Act 1993.

(NSW) Heritage act 1977

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This act provides for the identification and registration of items of State or Local Heritage significance. The Act seeks to protect and conserve items of State or Local Heritage significance through the operation and establishment of the Heritage Council of NSW and its associated functions.

Queensland Heritage Act 1992

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The Queensland Heritage Act 1992 is the primary legislation by which Queensland’s historic heritage places are identified and protected, creating an environment for growing recognition of the State’s cultural heritage. The Act is administered by the Department of Environment and Science (DES) and the Queensland Heritage Council, an independent statutory body. The Heritage Council has responsibility for deciding which places are entered …