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Heritage Act 1977 – new section 139(4) excavation permit exceptions - live

Friday, 4 February 2022

New section 139(4) excavation permit exceptions - now live

The new s139(4) archaeological exceptions system is now live! Check out the Excavation permit Exception s139(4) webpage for details of the new system, including links to the Order and new guidelines. New guidance on Understanding historical archaeological relics is also available. The updated Notification of discovery of a relic s146 webpage has information on how to notify the Heritage Council when you find relics.