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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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Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum meet in Sydney

Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum meet in Sydney

World Heritage listed rainforests of the Wet Tropics were the subject of discussion when the Wet Tropics Ministerial Forum held its 26th meeting ... READ MORE

Revival of Rainforest Aboriginal News

Revival of Rainforest Aboriginal News

In collaboration with Terrain NRM, the Authority has revamped the Rainforest Aboriginal News. Check out the new first edition.... READ MORE

Conservation success stories: updating the Red List

Conservation success stories: updating the Red List

Some good news stories coming out of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature World Conservation Congress... READ MORE