Category Archive: World Heritage and Protected Areas

National Heritage recognition of the Wet Tropics for Cultural Values

After almost 25 years since the original World Heritage listing of the Wet Tropics, on the 9th November the Federal Government formally recognised the outstanding Indigenous cultural values of the Wet Tropics National Heritage Area.  Congratulations must go to all the Traditional Owners who have fought for recognition of the cultural values of the region …

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Cape York World Heritage would provide new opportunities

Progress continues on a potential World Heritage nomination for parts of Cape York Peninsula (CYP), even though the State Government withdrew its support in mid-October 2012 and returned $2M to the Federal Government. At that time, Queensland Minister for Environment and Heritage Protection Andrew Powell stated that since the Federal government had already begun separate …

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