Indigenous heritage – Protection
Component
Summary
Grade
Ineffective Partially effective Effective Very effective
Confidence
In Grade In Trend
Comparability
To previous years

Processes: Management systems for Indigenous heritage places within reserved lands identify conservation needs, involve traditional owners and make generally well-informed decisions about impact assessment and resource allocation. However, outside the reserved lands system, Indigenous heritage decisions are less consultative and often reactive to threats

Year(s): 
2011
2
Improving
Confidence (in grade): 
Adequate
Confidence (in trend): 
Adequate
Comparability (to previous reports): 
Not assessed
Mackay R (2011). Heritage: Indigenous heritage – Protection. In: Australia state of the environment 2011, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy, Canberra, https://soe.environment.gov.au/assessment-summary-component/heritage/indigenous-heritage-13, DOI 10.4226/94/58b658bbe13a0