Notification for Public Consultation under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act)
The High Court-National Gallery Precinct comprises the National Gallery of Australia, the High Court and their associate landscape setting. The Precinct is centrally located in the Parliamentary Zone, with its northern aspect adjacent to Lake Burley Griffin. The planning development of the Precinct is historically connected with the Griffins’ Plan and is home to nationally important cultural and judicial institutions and symbols.
The High Court – National Gallery Precinct is a designed landscape of outstanding significance to the nation, and is recognised for its heritage significance through inclusion in the National and Commonwealth Heritage lists. The Precinct is significant for its design achievement as a group of late 20th century public buildings and associated landscape that was conceived as a single entity.
Under paragraphs 324S(6)(a) and 341S(6)(b) of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999, comments are invited on the draft Heritage Management Plan from members of the public, Indigenous people, key stakeholders and community groups with rights and interests in the place.
The closing date for public comment is 5:00pm AEDT on Wednesday, 24 April 2019.
Comments should be forwarded to:
Statutory Planning and Heritage
National Capital Authority
Treasury Building, King Edward Terrace
PARKES ACT 2600