About heritage in Victoria
There are different levels of protection for Victoria's cultural heritage.
These resources explain the difference between the Heritage Council of Victoria and Heritage Victoria; state and local listing of heritage places in Victoria; and various local, national and international laws and other protections for cultural heritage.
Heritage Council of Victoria
Heritage Council of Victoria, as an independent statutory authority, is the State's main decision-making body on cultural (non-Indigenous) heritage issues.
About Heritage at DELWP
Heritage Victoria is the Victorian State Government's principal cultural (non-Indigenous) heritage agency.
Legislation and other protections for cultural heritage
Policy and legislation regarding heritage in Victoria.
Heritage listings explained
Learn more about local and state listing of heritage places and objects.
Discover the penalties for heritage infringements.