Intent – To eliminate or minimise the risk of significant environmental harm as a result of unlawful or unapproved impacts to sites and objects of Heritage

Critical Controls

  • Permit(s) and approvals are in place where known heritage areas are to be disturbed or removed. Permit or approval mitigation measures incorporated into construction methodology.
  • Native Title obligations have been assessed and requirements addressed
  • Investigation, assessment and clearance surveys/activities have been undertaken in all project areas prior to disturbance or access for construction activities
  • Salvage operations, where required, have been completed and records documented
  • All known heritage sites/areas have physical delineation including physical barriers such as fencing, flagging tape and sign posted (where culturally appropriate)
  • Vibration shall not exceed 3mm/sec at any heritage structure without approval from the State’s heritage body (note: lower limits may be specified in the project-specific documentation)
  • Pre-condition surveys have been undertaken for heritage structures to be retained and a vibration monitoring program has been developed, including vibration monitoring when vibration generating activities are undertaken within 30 metres of a heritage structure

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