Data is not available on the number of on-site surveys that have been conducted on heritage sites.
However, the following list is of some of the surveys undertaken.
- Davis Station - Rando S, 1995
- Mawson Station - Rando S and Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, Launceston, 1992/93
- Mawson’s Huts - Godfrey, I, 2002
- Wilkes Station - Clark, L and Wishart, E, 1988
- Heard Island, Atlas Cove - Grinbergs A, 2000
- Heard Island sealing sites - Lazer E, McGowan A, 1986-87
- Heard Island sealing sites - Hughes, 1992
- Macquarie Island - Townrow K, 1986/97 and 1988
- Macquarie Island - Carmichael N, 2004
Source: Department of the Environment and Heritage, 2006
Some of these surveys made recommendations on actions required to conserve heritage sites. No attempt has yet been made to assess the uptake and consequent effectiveness of these recommendations.
Australian Antarctic Territory — Cultural heritage aspects - Responses for conserving heritage sites and collections
This indicator tells us what on-site surveys have been undertaken to assess the condition of heritage sites in Australia’s Antarctic Territory and to also assess what action is required to conserve these sites. On site surveys are important in that they are required to assess what condition sites are in and what action is required conserve these sites.
Other indicators for this issue:
- AATH-16 Development and implementation of management plans
- AATH-17 Sites protection through listing
- AATH-19 Listings in the Antarctic Heritage Register
- NCH-10 Funding provided to heritage and other agencies for historic heritage places
- NCH-12 Funding provided to heritage and other agencies for heritage collections
- NCH-13 Changes in heritage legislation
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