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
19 January 2015
It is 159 years since a recently discovered shipwreck occurred on the beach near Cape Liptrap, leading to a three day trek through rugged scrub to the nearest settlement for four crew members.
27 April 2015
A trove of information about Victoria's history is now available to smartphones, tablets and computers, highlighting the significance of almost 80,000 historic assets.
13 January 2015
The second in a series of workshops to help care for our war memorials and honour rolls will be held in Melbourne on 20 February with others planned for across the state.