April 11, 2022
The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage are inviting community members to forums to discuss the Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 (formerly the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972).
Given the impacts of Covid-19, they will be holding smaller group sessions.
All participants must confirm their Covid-19 vaccinations to enter the event. There will be the option to participate via video link for unvaccinated people, and those unable to travel.
If you wish to attend in person or receive the live presentation via video link, please contact DPLH, Senior Heritage Officer Regions, Ceoinie Clinch email@example.com. 9080 5501 | 0429 705 61
Further information on the proposed amendments can be found on the DPLH website: https://www.wa.gov.au/aapa-act.
Info Flyer – 20220420 Community notice
The Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage (DPLH) is holding a live stream consultation session to provide an overview of the amendments proposed, and an opportunity to provide feedback and inform the drafting of the amendments. If you wish to participate, please click on this link on Wednesday 20 April 2022 from 10:30am to 12:30pm:
If you are not able to participate, a recording of the video will be made available on DPLH’s website.
DPLH will also be holding consultation sessions in the following locations, which can be attended in person. Due to COVID capacity limits, you must register your attendance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org:
|Date||Time||Location||Venue and address|
|19 April 2022||11:30am to 1:30pm||Albany||City of Albany – Civic Rooms
Address: 102 North Rd, Albany WA 6330
|20 April 2022||10:30am to 12:30pm||Perth and live stream on Microsoft Teams||Gordon Stephenson House – Exhibition Hall
Address: 140 William St, Perth WA 6000
|26 April 2022||10:30am to 12:30pm||Port Hedland||Wanangkura Stadium – Jimblebar Function Room
Address: Hamilton Rd, South Hedland WA 6722
|27 April 2022||9am to 11am||Roebourne||To be confirmed.|
|28 April 2022||10:30am to 12:30pm||Newman||Newman House – Conference Rooms
Address: 15 Iron Ore Pde, Newman WA 6753
|3 May 2022||10:30am to 12:30pm||Kununurra||The Kimberley Grande Resort – The Argyle Room
Address: 20 Victoria Hwy, Kununurra WA 6743
|4 May 2022||11:00am to 1:00pm||Halls Creek||Shire of Halls Creek – Civic Hall
Address: Great Northern Hwy, Halls Creek WA 6770
|16 May 2022||11am to 1pm||Broome||Notre Dame University – The Hall
Address: 88 Guy St, Broome WA 6725
|17 May 2022||11am to 1pm||Derby||Shire of Derby – Civic Centre
Address: 30 Loch St, Derby WA 6728
|18 May 2022||11am to 1pm||Fitzroy Crossing||Fitzroy River Lodge – Maxine’s Conference Room
Address: 277 Great Northern Hwy, Fitzroy Crossing WA 6765
|24 May 2022||10:30am to 12:30pm||Geraldton||Master Builders Association of WA
Address: 4 Walton Cl, Geraldton WA 6530
|26 May 2022||11am to 1pm||Carnarvon||Civic Centre – The Woolshed
Address: 1 Camel Ln, Carnarvon WA 6701
|2 June 2022||11am to 1pm||Kalgoorlie||Goldfields Arts Centre – Function Room
Address: 35 Cheetham St, Kalgoorlie WA 6430
The following measures have been put in place to protect against COVID-19:
- Face mask must be worn at all times (unless exempt) in line with existing State Government COVID-19 restrictions. Spare masks will be available on the day.
- All DPLH staff members are triple vaccinated.
- Hand sanitiser will be set up at entry and exit points and throughout the venue.
- Guests are requested not to attend if they are unwell. A virtual attendance option will be offered in the form of a live stream from Perth to further encourage guests to stay home if they are unwell.
- Catering will not be available, however, tea and coffee will be offered where possible.
Other options for providing feedback
If you are unavailable to attend the sessions outlined above, we encourage you to provide feedback on the proposed amendments via any of the following methods:
Online survey: Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act Consultation – WA DPLH – Citizen Space
In writing: Aboriginal Affairs Planning Authority Act Amendments
Department of Planning Lands and Heritage