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Heritage Council Nominations Open

The Minister for Heritage is calling for nominations from experienced and qualified individuals to join the new Heritage Council of Western Australia.

The Council is the State’s expert body on matters concerning places of cultural heritage significance. The Council will be responsible for fulfilling a range of functions under section 17 of the Heritage Act 2018. More information on the Council is in the Heritage Council Information Sheet.

The new Council will be established upon the Heritage Act 2018 being proclaimed by the Governor of Western Australia and will comprise up to nine positions (a chairperson and up to eight members). Appointments will be made for terms ranging between two and four years.

How to apply

Applications must be received by the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage by 5.00pm on 3 May 2019.  Late applications will not be accepted. The nomination form is available here.

Applications can be emailed to or sent to:

Director General
Attn: Ben Harvey, Executive Director, Heritage Operations
Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
Locked Bag 2506
Perth WA 6001

The application must include:
    ●   A completed nomination form.
    ●   A copy of your curriculum vitae.

Applicants should note that background checks will be undertaken during the assessment of nominations.

Further details on the membership of the Council can be obtained by contacting Ben Harvey, Executive Director Heritage Operations on (08) 6552 4122 or

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