It's the law

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It's the law

The National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 is the primary legislation that protects Aboriginal heritage in NSW. Aboriginal sites and places in national parks and Council parks have the same level of protection. Recent changes to the Act make it a prosecutable offence to harm or desecrate an Aboriginal object or place whether you know its significance or not. Significant increases in fines have been introduced of up to $22,000 for individuals.

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