The main purposes of the Register are—
(a) to be a central repository for Victorian traditional owners to store information about their cultural heritage for the use of current and future generations of Victorians; and
(b) to include information assisting the management and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage and Aboriginal intangible heritage; and
(c) to include information promoting both sustainable land use and development and the management and protection of Aboriginal cultural heritage; and
(d) to be a repository for information for consideration for land use and land use planning; and
(e) to be a research and planning tool assisting the consideration of Aboriginal cultural heritage values of particular objects and areas; and
(f) to facilitate research about the Aboriginal peoples of Victoria.