Natural and Cultural Heritage Theme Report
Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 (Theme Report)
Lead Author: Jane Lennon, Jane Lennon and Associates Pty Ltd, Authors
Published by CSIRO on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2001
ISBN 0 643 06752 3
We especially thank the following individuals who assisted in the preparation of this chapter:
Ms Lynden Ayliffe (Environment Australia)
Dr Sandy Blair (Environment Australia)
Mr Ian Cook (Director, Artlab Australia)
Dr Joan Knowles (Environment Australia)
Ms Alex Marsden (Environment Australia)
Mr Nicholas Thieberger (University of Melbourne)
Ms Liz Thompson (Environment Australia)
Mr Andrew Wynberg (Environment Australia)
In addition, a large number of other people provided information, often at very short notice. These include individuals in State and Territory government departments, private industries and voluntary organisations. Their assistance is also gratefully acknowledged. Commonwealth government departments and members of the Commonwealth/State ANZECC State of the Environment Reporting Taskforce also helped identify errors of fact or omission. The efforts of the data-coordinators in State and Territory ANZECC agencies, who had to respond to requests in a short time period, was also appreciated.
The following people reviewed the chapter in draft form and provided constructive comments:
Ms Philippa Menses (National Trust of Queensland)
Professor Colin Pearson AO (Cultural Heritage Research Centre, University of Canberra)
Mr Michael Williams (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Centre, University of Queensland)
Natural and cultural heritage.
ISBN 0 643 06752 3.
ISBN 0 643 06754 X (8 v.).
ISBN 0 643 06755 8 (7 v.).
1. Cultural property - Australia. 2. Cultural property - Protection - Australia.
3. Conservation of natural resources - Australia. 4. Historic sites - Australia.
5. Historic preservation - Australia. 6. Environmental monitoring - Australia.
I. Lennon, Jane. II. Robertson, Ian David. III. Australia. Environment Australia.
(Series : Australia state of the environment 2001).
Commonwealth of Australia 2001
This work is copyright. It may be reproduced for study, research or training purposes subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source and no commercial usage or sale. Reproduction for purposes other than those above requires the written permission from the Commonwealth, available from Environment Australia. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed to:
Corporate Relations and Education Branch
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
The views contained in this report are not necessarily those of the Commonwealth, State or Territory Governments. The Commonwealth, which includes the Australian State of the Environment Committee, does not accept responsibility in respect of any information or advice given in relation to or as a consequence of anything contained herein.
The book is printed on Regent Recycled paper made in Australia
Published on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage by:
150 Oxford Street (PO Box 1139)
Collingwood VIC 3066
Telephone: +61 3 9662 7666
Freecall: 1800 645 051 (Australia only)
Fax: +61 3 9662 7555
Web site: www.publish.csiro.au
Photo credits: Front cover: Pink Lake near Meningie, South Australia John P Baker
Title page: Baltzar Lookout, Grose Valley in the new Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area Andrew Morison, AJ Morison & Associates Pty Ltd
For bibliographic purposes, this report may be cited as:
Lennon, J., Pearson, M., Marshall, D., Sullivan, S., McConvell, P., Nicholls, W. and Johnston, D., 2001. Natural and Cultural Heritage, Australia State of the Environment Report 2001 Theme Report, CSIRO Publishing on behalf of the Department of the Environment and Heritage, Canberra.
The 2001 Natural and Cultural Heritage Theme Report is one of seven produced for the Australian State of the Environment Committee which form the basis of the report Australia State of the Environment 2001. Theme reports for the remaining themes: Biodiversity; Atmosphere; Land; Inland Waters; Coasts and Oceans; and Human Settlements are available in print from CSIRO PUBLISHING, and on the web at: http://www.ea.gov.au/soe/
The website addresses in this report were last checked in September 2001. For updates please refer to the website: http://www.ea.gov.au/soe/
Note: Some of the images in this report may be more easily read in colour. In those cases, readers are referred to the full-color PDF or web versions which are available online at:
Cover and text design by James Kelly.
Typeset by Desktop Concepts P/L, Melbourne.
Printed in Australia by Brown Prior Anderson.