Compliance Overview

Compliance Framework
Compliance Driver Protection of Movable Cultural Heritage Act 1986 (Cth)
Classification Level 2
University-wide requirement. Lower impacts.
Associated Legislation None
Associated Standards None
Associated Codes None
Associated Information None
Return to Top Administrative Information
Administrative Body Attorney-Generals Department
Administrative Name Ministry for the Arts Cultural Property Section
Administrative Address Physical Address
3 - 5 National Circuit
Barton ACT
Australia, 2600
Administrative Phone 1800 819 461
Administrative Email
Administrative Website
Return to Top General Introduction
VC Compliance Delegate Jonathan Powles, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation)
Compliance Coordinator William Oates, University Archivist
Business Units Impacted
  • Office of the Vice-Chancellor and CEO
Overview Thts Act gives effect to Australia’s agreement to the UNESCO Convention on the Means of Prohibiting the Illicit Import, Export and Transfer of Cultural Property 1970. It plays an important role in protecting Australia’s cultural heritage by regulating the export of objects that are significant to our history, and by assisting collecting institutions to acquire significant cultural material. It also provides for the return of foreign cultural property which has been illegally exported from its country of origin.