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World Heritage in Australia

There are 19 World Heritage sites in Australia, ranging from large natural areas to prominent and historical buildings. The Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics of Queensland are both listed for all four natural criteria. Some sites such as Uluru and Kakadu are listed for both natural and cultural values. The nineteen Australian World Heritage sites are (with links to the UNESCO website):

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From rubbish to rewards, local kids flex their creative muscles with Wet Tropics eco-art

From rubbish to rewards, local kids flex their creative muscles with Wet Tropics eco-art

Find out who the winners and finalists were of the Keep it Wild Eco Art competition... READ MORE

Aerial baiting for yellow crazy ants

Aerial baiting for yellow crazy ants

Baiting in non-residential areas around Bentley Park, Mount Peter and Russett Park (Kuranda) on Thursday 25 and Friday 26 August (weather permitt... READ MORE

2016 Cassowary Awards - nominations open

2016 Cassowary Awards - nominations open

The Wet Tropics Management Authority's 2016 Cassowary Awards are now open for nominations... READ MORE