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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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New cassowary rehabilitation centre announced for far north Queensland

New cassowary rehabilitation centre announced for far north Queensland

A privately operated cassowary rehabilitation facility has received approval from the Department of Environment Protection (EHP) to open on the A... READ MORE

Advisory committees to inform Wet Tropics board

Advisory committees to inform Wet Tropics board

Leading experts and industry leaders will play a critical role in protecting one of tropical north Queensland’s most valuable natural resources.... READ MORE

Promoting initiatives that showcase all the Wet Tropics has to offer

Promoting initiatives that showcase all the Wet Tropics has to offer

New partnerships are helping develop sustainable tourism opportunities in the Wet Tropics region.... READ MORE