NSW Heritage Law

This Fact Sheet explains how heritage is protected in NSW. It discusses the bodies responsible for heritage protection, and the tools they use to ensure this protection, including the State Heritage Register, heritage orders, and protection orders.

This Fact Sheet will be useful for people who want to know more about how heritage is protected in NSW, and what they can do about any suspected breaches of NSW heritage law. It will also be useful for people who want to know how to avoid breaching heritage laws, and what the consequences are for doing so.

Other Fact Sheets you may find useful: Aboriginal Cultural Heritage, Commonwealth Heritage Protection, LEPs and SEPPs, DAs and Consents

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