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
6 April 2017
A new Heritage Act will come in to force on 1 November 2017.
24 March 2017
Successful applicants in the first contested round of Victoria's Living Heritage Grants Program have been announced.
22 March 2017
Some of Melbourne's oldest archaeological finds from the earliest days of European settlement have been uncovered in Lonsdale Street.