Heritage is all the things that make up Australia's identity - our spirit and ingenuity, our historic buildings, and our unique, living landscapes. Our heritage is a legacy from our past, a living, integral part of life today, and the stories and places we pass on to future generations.
30 July 2013
Launch of the new communityheritage.net.au website that will allow people to add their stories to the collection of national heritage.
30 July 2013
Today the Federal Heritage Minister announced the reappointment of Professor Carmen Lawrence as Chair of the Australian Heritage Council for a further three year term.
28 July 2013
The Minister for the Environment, Heritage and Water today included Australia House in London on the Australian Government's Commonwealth Heritage List.
24 June 2013
Some of the Tasmania's most spectacular and precious areas of old growth native forest have been given the highest level of environmental protection following a decision by the World Heritage Committee.
21 May 2013
This second round of funding provides more than $9.49 million to support 235 heritage projects around Australia.
10 April 2013
Development in Parramatta City and the Impact on Old Government House and Domain's World and National Heritage Listed Values: Technical Report
The department recently commissioned a technical report to provide greater certainty for future development in Parramatta CBD.
8 February 2013
The Federal Environment Minister today announced that the indigenous values of the Tarkine in Tasmania's North West will be included on the National Heritage List.
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