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Detecting, fossicking, scavenging or any activity of this nature that may involve the disturbance of natural sediments has the potential to damage previously unrecorded Aboriginal archaeological sites. These disturbances constitute an offence under the Section 23 of the SA Aboriginal Heritage Act 1988.

These activities are not permitted by City of Adelaide.

There are Acts of Parliament preventing this activity:

  • The Aboriginal Heritage Act (SA) 1988
  • The Heritage Places Act (SA) 2005
  • The Native Title (SA) Act 1994

If you have any questions, please contact:

The Compliance Team or Park Lands Policy Team
8.30am - 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Phone: 8203 7203
Fax: 8203 7575
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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