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Commonwealth Government Australian Heritage Council
Web site of the Council, the principal adviser to the Australian Government on heritage matters. The Council assesses nominations for the National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List, and compiles the Register of the National Estate
Commonwealth Government Australian Heritage Week (AHW)
AHW is an annual national celebration of Australia's unique heritage
Commonwealth Government Culture, history and sport (Australian Government)
Links to Australian Government web sites relating to culture, history and sport
Commonwealth Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities
The Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities is responsible for the development and implementation of national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage
Commonwealth Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities: public consultation
Public consultation page for the Australian Government Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities which is responsible for the development and implementation of national policy, programs and legislation to protect and conserve Australia's environment and heritage
Commonwealth Government Environment Protection and Heritage Council (EPHC)
The Environment Protection and Heritage Council (incorporating the National Environment Protection Council), has a range of environment protection and heritage (natural, historic and indigenous heritage) responsibilities
State Government Family History Portal (LINC Tasmania)
Provides links to a range of resources and services including a beginner's guide, birth, death and marriage data, convict records, wills, arrivals, departures, cemetery and military records, and other information sources
State Government Heritage Tasmania
Heritage Tasmania works with and supports the Tasmanian Heritage Council. With the Council and other bodies it works to protect, conserve and promote Tasmania's unique heritage assets
State Government Heritage: Everything for Local Planning (HELP)
Heritage Tasmania's new local government program. It has been developed to assist local and state government planners, heritage personnel and consultants to share information, resources and insights and learn from each other about how to best protect and manage Tasmania's historic heritage places and precincts
State Government Sullivans Cove Podwalk
From the establishment of European settlement on Hunter Island in 1804, to whaling port, industrial port and, now, the home of Hobart's cultural and civic activity, Sullivans Cove has changed significantly through time. Take a historic meander through time and place, and explore the diversity of Sullivans Cove's heritage with a podwalk developed by Heritage Tasmania
State Government Tasmania's Heritage (LINC Tasmania)
Details of the historical, archival and contemporary Tasmanian information, images and other resources of LINC Tasmania, including digitised resources
State Government Tasmania: heritage and culture
Information on attractions featuring Tasmania's history and cultural heritage - museums, art galleries, historic sites and houses, railways, lighthouses, and genealogical and convict resources
Commonwealth Government Tasmania: historic feature articles (ABS publication 1384.6)
Provides links to Australian Bureau of Statistics feature articles on a range of Tasmanian topics, 1996-2004
Commonwealth Government Tasmania: history (ABS publication 1384.6)
Australian Bureau of Statistics articles on the development of Tasmania, from Aboriginal occupation and settlement to recent times
State Government Tasmanian Heritage Council
The Tasmanian Heritage Council is an independent statutory body responsible for the administration of the Historic Cultural Heritage Act. It is a resource management and planning body that focuses on heritage conservation issues

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