Find out about how our cultural heritage places and objects are protected.
Heritage Council of Victoria
The Heritage Council of Victoria is an independent statutory authority.
Victorian Heritage Database
Search for information on Victorian heritage places, objects and precincts.
Learn about the heritage system in Victoria including the difference between Heritage Victoria and the Heritage Council of Victoria.
Discover what inclusion in the Victorian Heritage Register means and how to get a certificate to verify whether or not your property is registered.
Permits help protect the important features of heritage places and objects on the Victorian Heritage Register.
Historical archaeological sites are an irreplaceable record of the State's non-Indigenous settlement, growth and change.
These resources will help explain the role of local government in protecting heritage places and objects, and provide tools for local government staff to protect local heritage.
News and Events
25 August 2015
The first foreign war cemetery established in Australia has been added to the Victorian Heritage Register.
25 August 2015
The house where Ned Kelly lived as a child is one of several recently amended heritage registration designed to provide greater protection for these places.
22 June 2015
A state-wide review into the Heritage Act 1995 has been launched to better protect Victoria's State-significant buildings and objects.