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This is the very brief guide to lodging applications on SAHRIS.

SAHRIS can now be used as a centralised, integrated platform for reporting, tracking and monitoring heritage crime that serves to facilitate co-ordinated action against instances of heritage crime by heritage practitioners, museum staff, law enforcement officers and other relevant stakeholders. The system makes it possible to monitor instances of crime and derive statistics about the prevalence of these crimes geographically and through time.

The SAHRA Archaeology, Palaeontology and Meteorites Unit has the pleasure of announcing that the West Coast Fossil Park has been officially declared a National Heritage Site. The publication of the Gazette Notice declaring West Coast Fossil Park as a National Heritage Site appeared in Government Gazette No. 38232 on 28 November 2014, and was the culmination of years of work towards this aim.  

SAHRA has identified the gravesite of Moses Kotane as having qualities so exceptional that it is

Grading and Declarations Unit Identifying our Nation's Heritage

In Heritage Month, to celebrate of 20 years of democracy SAHRA presents 20 sites that have been declared National Heritage Sites since the promulgation of the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999).

Cornish pump building

ANCIENT fossils from the Jurassic, human skeletal remains from the Later Stone Age, African decorative beadwork, Boer War medals, Irma Stern paintings, Cape Town Castle, rock art and rock engravings, ceremonial leopard skins, Groote Schuur wine glasses, stalactites, ancient teeth, a Springbok mascot and even old post office buildings… Given South Africa's rainbow nation social status, it's no surprise at all that its rich heritage is equally diverse.

South African Fossil Sensitivity Map

At the Conference of the Palaeontological Society of Southern Africa, hosted by the University of the Witwatersrand from 11 to 14 July 2014, SAHRA announced the release of Version 2 of the National

Invitation to all experts and conservation bodies across South Africa to register on SAHRIS

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