Queensland Heritage Advisory Panel

The Queensland Heritage Advisory Panel (the Panel) was established in 2021 to provide a structured collaboration process between state and local government to better protect Queensland’s significant heritage places.

The Panel is responsible for providing advice to the Queensland Heritage Council about options to:

  • ensure places of state and local heritage significance in Queensland can be protected for future generations
  • strengthen the legislative framework to better protect heritage places
  • apply best practice heritage principles for heritage protection.

The Panel is an advisory body initiated by the Queensland Government and Brisbane City Council, formally established as a committee of the Queensland Heritage Council under the Queensland Heritage Act 1992.

The Panel will provide a final report on its work to the Minister for the Environment and the Great Barrier Reef and Minister for Science and Youth Affairs in 2021. This will be done through the Queensland Heritage Council.


Members of the Panel have expertise in a range of heritage and planning issues and considerations. Representatives include:

  • the Queensland Heritage Council Chair as Panel Chair
  • a representative of Brisbane City Council
  • a representative of the National Trust of Australia (Queensland)
  • a representative of the Australian Institute of Architects, Queensland Chapter,
    Heritage Committee
  • a representative of the Planning Institute of Australia (Queensland)
  • a member of the Queensland Heritage Council representing the interests of regional local government.