Heritage News

Today the Australian Government placed the Nullarbor Plain’s Koonalda Cave on the National Heritage List in recognition of its rare Aboriginal archaeology and heritage.
15
Oct
2014
The Australian Heritage Council today welcomed the addition of the Murtoa No. 1 Grain Store in the Victorian wheat growing region of the Wimmera on the National Heritage List.
01
Oct
2014
Australian Government today placed the ‘Cathedral of the Wimmera’ — The Murtoa No. 1 Grain Store on the National Heritage List.
01
Oct
2014
The Australian and Queensland Governments have today released the final comprehensive strategic assessment of the Great Barrier Reef World Heritage Area.
12
Aug
2014
Australian Heritage Council today announced this year’s recipient of the Sharon Sullivan National Heritage Award.
19
May
2014
A draft of the Australian Heritage Strategy is now available for public comment. You are invited to provide feedback on the themes, priorities and actions documented in the draft Strategy.
14
Apr
2014
The Macquarie Island Pest Eradication Programme has been completed - and after two years of extensive monitoring the island can now officially be declared pest free.
08
Apr
2014
Today we celebrate an important milestone in Australia’s Antarctic history – 100 years since Australian geologist, Dr Douglas Mawson, returned from his epic two-year Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE).
26
Feb
2014
On the 72nd anniversary of the bombing of Darwin, the Government has declared the World War Two United States Army Transport (USAT) vessel Don Isidro, as a protected historic shipwreck.
19
Feb
2014
The 2014 State Party Report is a progress report outlining Australia’s substantial progress in implementing key requests made by the World Heritage Committee, and recommendations of the Reactive Monitoring Mission to the Great Barrier Reef mission report.
02
Feb
2014

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