Heritage Register: nominate a place or object

You can nominate a place or object to the Northern Territory (NT) Heritage Register. 

If you want to find places or objects on the Heritage Register go to search the Heritage Register

Before you apply

Documents you will need

You should have copies of the following documents: 

  • maps
  • plans
  • photographs
  • historical information. 

How to nominate

To nominate a place or object to the NT Heritage Register you must follow these steps: 

Step 1. Fill in the NT Heritage Council nomination form (53.3 kb).

Step 2. Submit your form and documents by email or mail to the NT Heritage Council.

Email 

heritagecouncil@nt.gov.au

Mail 

The Chairperson
Heritage Council
PO Box 4198
Darwin NT 0801

How your nomination will be assessed

Your nomination will be assessed by the NT Heritage Council. Read more about the NT Heritage Council on the Department of Lands Planning and the Environment website.

The Heritage Council is authorised under the Heritage Act to manage the nomination process. Read the law.

The Heritage Council assesses all of the following: 

  • if it is important to the Territory's cultural or natural history
  • if it possesses uncommon, rare or endangered aspects of the Territory's cultural or natural history
  • if it has potential to add information that will contribute to an understanding of the Territory's cultural or natural history
  • if it demonstrates the key characteristics of a class of cultural or natural places or environments
  • if it is important in showing aesthetic characteristics 
  • if it demonstrates high creative or technical achievement during a particular period
  • if it has a strong or special association with a community or cultural group for social, cultural or spiritual reasons
  • if it has significance of a place to Aboriginal people as part of their continuing and developing cultural traditions. 

How to comment on proposed heritage declarations

Read the list of proposed heritage declarations currently out for public comment the Department of Lands, Planning and the Environment website

You can submit comments on a proposal by emailing or mailing the NT Heritage Council by the due date.

The Chairperson
Heritage Council
PO Box 4198
Darwin NT 0801
heritagecouncil@nt.gov.au

Last updated: 27 June 2017