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VicPlan
Date published: January 2019
Assistance type: Resources for consultants; Resources for owners; Website
Subject: Victorian Heritage Register
VicPlan is an online mapping tool that you can use to view, query and create your own property reports. More than a mapping tool, it's a gateway to a whole range of planning information.
It includes information showing the location of places on the Victorian Heritage Register, the Victorian Heritage Inventory and the location of Heritage Overlays throughout Victoria.
Heritage in ruins: An investigation into Melbourne's 'buried blocks'
Date published: 2019
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Archaeology
This report explores a large civic works program in the early days of Melbourne which resulted in parts of the city's original buildings being buried under several metres of fill. Some of these were discovered during excavations in 2017.
Heritage Victoria Compliance and Enforcement Strategy
Date published: 2019
Assistance type: Guideline; Policy; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Heritage Victoria policy; Legislation; Maritime
Heritage Victoria's approach to managing compliance responsibilities under the Heritage Act and Underwater Cultural Heritage Act.
Guidance on identifying places and objects of state-level social value in Victoria
Date published: 2019
Assistance type: Guideline; How to; Policy; Resources for consultants
Subject: Victorian Heritage Register
The Heritage Council of Victoria has provided additional information to assist in assessing the cultural heritage significance of places and objects under Criterion G (social value).
Maritime Heritage at Risk Program Annual Report 2018-19
Date published: 2019
Assistance type: Policy; Report
Subject: Archaeology; Heritage Victoria policy; Maritime
There are about 324 shipwrecks which have been found in Victoria with many threatened by environmental and human interference. The Maritime Heritage at Risk Program aims to identify and protect the most important Victorian shipwrecks at the highest risk.
Heritage Victoria response to statement of expectations
Date published: June 2018
Assistance type: Letter; Policy
Subject: Heritage Victoria policy
This letter is the Executive Director's response to the Minister for Planning, and sets out how the improvements and targets will be met in 2018-20.
Statement of Expectations from the Minister for Planning to Heritage Victoria
Date published: June 2018
Assistance type: Letter
Subject: Heritage Victoria policy
The Victorian Government requires all regulators to have a Statement of Expectations in place to establish clear expectations for regulator performance to reduce red tape affecting businesses, not for profit organisations, government service providers and households.
This provides a consistent framework for regulators to improve administration and enforcement of regulation. This letter to the Executive Director, Heritage Victoria sets out the improvements and targets that form the Statement of Expectations for 2018-2020.
Living Heritage Grants Program: Reporting template for final report
Date published: January 2018
Assistance type: Form; Resources for owners; Template
Subject: Grants
The outcomes report template must be used by successful applicants to report back to the Department regarding the project's timelines, progress and expenditure. This report is one of four that must be provided to the Department at all stages of the project. The outcomes report is required towards the completion of the project.
Reporting template for project plan
Date published: January 2018
Assistance type: Form; Resources for owners; Template
Subject: Grants
The project plan template must be used by successful applicants to report back to the Department regarding the project's timelines, progress and expenditure. This report is one of four that must be provided to the Department at all stages of the project. The project plan is required before commencement of the project.
Living Heritage Grants Program: Reporting template for progress report
Date published: January 2018
Assistance type: Form; Resources for owners; Template
Subject: Grants
The progress report template must be used by successful applicants to report back to the Department regarding the project's timelines, progress and expenditure. This report is one of four that must be provided to the Department at all stages of the project. The progress report is required when the project is underway.
Reporting template for outcomes report
Date published: January 2018
Assistance type: Form; Resources for owners; Template
Subject: Grants
The outcomes report template must be used by successful applicants to report back to the Department regarding a project's timelines, progress and expenditure. This report is one of four that must be provided to the Department at all stages of the project. The outcomes report is required towards the completion of the project.
Obtaining a Heritage Act consent
Date published: 2018
Assistance type: Guideline; How to; Resources for consultants; Resources for owners
Subject: Archaeology
A short brochure on how to get a consent for archaeology works.
Sample grants funding agreement
Date published: August 2017
Assistance type: Resources for owners
Subject: Grants
An example of a grants funding agreement for use with Living Heritage Grants.
Permit application form for use of shipwreck artefacts
Date published: April 2017
Assistance type: Form
Subject: Maritime
Application form for a permit for the use of registered shipwrecks or shipwreck artefacts.
Permit application form for entry into protected maritime zones
Date published: April 2017
Assistance type: Form
Subject: Maritime
A permit application form for entry into a protected zone or to disturb a shipwreck or shipwreck artefact.
Heritage Act 2017
Date published: 2017
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Legislation
The Heritage Act 2017 is administered by Heritage Victoria and the Heritage Council of Victoria.
The Act identifies and protects heritage places and objects that are of significance to Victoria, including: historic archaeological sites and artefacts, historic buildings, structures and precincts, gardens, trees and cemeteries, cultural landscapes, shipwrecks and artefacts, significant objects and objects associated with a place.
Heritage Regulations 2017
Date published: 2017
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Legislation
These Regulations are made under sections 255 and 256 of the Heritage Act 2017.
Heritage (Underwater Cultural Heritage) Regulations 2017
Date published: 2017
Assistance type: Resources for consultants
Subject: Legislation
Shipwrecks are protected in Victoria under the Heritage (Underwater Cultural Heritage) Regulations 2017.
Report the discovery of a shipwreck form
Date published: 2017
Assistance type: Form
Subject: Archaeology; Maritime
Use this form to report the discovery of a shipwreck or shipwreck artefact.
Interim protection order request form
Date published: September 2016
Assistance type: Form
Subject: Victorian Heritage Register
Use this form to request an interim protection order.