Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 - Notice of Assessment - Aboriginal Heritage Place ID 27937 (Dandalup River)

Closed 13 Apr 2023

Opened 27 Mar 2023



Place Map - Dandalup River.

The Aboriginal Cultural Material Committee (ACMC) will assess Aboriginal heritage place ID 27937, being the Dandalup River, at its meeting on 14 April 2023. The Dandalup River has importance and significance due to having mythological association with a mythical Water Serpent and the Dreaming.

Property owners with land interests that adjoin or intersect any part of the Dandalup River are invited to provide comments that may be relevant to the Committee’s consideration of this matter.
There will be no impacts to land ownership or access as a result of the Committee’s assessment.  However, any future activities that are likely to damage, excavate or alter the river, its banks and tributaries may require approval under the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972.
Details of the Aboriginal heritage place ID 27937 (Dandalup River) and maps of the area can be are linked below. 

Submissions can be made online, by email to registrar@dplh.wa.gov.au or by post to: Registrar of Aboriginal Sites, Locked Bag 2506, Perth WA 6001.

The closing date for written submissions is 5pm, Wednesday 29 March 2023.  Late submissions may not be considered.

Please direct any general queries on the assessment to (08) 6551 7937.

The Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (AHA) is the State’s legislative instrument for the preservation and protection of Aboriginal heritage in Western Australia.

Key information

The preferred method of providing your response is via this online submission (below).


  • South West Region


  • Residents
  • Business Operators
  • Land Owners


  • Aboriginal heritage