SS Nord (1915) Tasmania.
Source: Mark Spencer
The period for written public submissions has now closed. The Secretariat is currently processing all submissions received.
On Thursday 4 June 2009 the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts announced the review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 and consideration of the requirements arising from the UNESCO 2001 Convention for the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage Discussion Paper. This coincided with the release of a discussion paper which identifies the main issues being considered under the review. Submissions were also requested in response to the terms of reference for the review.
If you are unable to read a submission, please contact us.
Note that all submissions received will be published electronically on the review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 web site or in hard copy, unless the author of the submission specifically asks that it not be published.
You must indicate on your submission if you wish for your submission not be published. If you wish for your submission to not be published please mark your submission as 'Confidential' on page 1 of the submissions, and in any covering letter.
You should note that even if your submission is not published, the title of your submission and the name of the submitting organisation or individual will be published in the Report on the Review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act, and may be published online. If you wish to not have your details published please contact the Secretariat before making a submission.
The contact details of organisations or individuals making submissions that are published in the report or online will be limited to the name of the individual or organisation, suburb and State/Territory.
Questions about the review can be directed to the Secretariat by emailing HSreview@environment.gov.au or calling 1800 018 903.
The material on this website contains the views or recommendations of third parties. This material does not necessarily reflect the views of this Department, or indicate a commitment to a particular course of action. The Commonwealth cannot verify the accuracy of information that has been provided by third parties.
- Australian National Maritime Museum
- Australasian Institute for Maritime Archaeology
- Devonport Maritime Museum
- Maritime Archaeology Association of Victoria
- Maritime Archaeological Association of Queensland
- Maritime Archaeological Association of WA
- Norfolk Island Museum
- Southern Ocean Exploration
- The Sydney Project
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