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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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August Enews out now!

August Enews out now!

The August edition of the Wet Tropics Enews is out now. Keep up to date with what's going on in your Wet Tropics!... READ MORE

Second round of yellow crazy ant aerial baiting underway

Second round of yellow crazy ant aerial baiting underway

The second round of yellow crazy ant aerial baiting in the vicinities of Bentley Park and Mt Peter are underway.... READ MORE

Capturing cassowaries for management and research

Capturing cassowaries for management and research

Catching cassowaries is no easy feat. These birds have a powerful kick with a dagger like middle toe and an attitude to back it up. ... READ MORE