This section of the Environment site is about conservation of Australia's natural, Indigenous and historic heritage including the management of Australia's World Heritage and the National Heritage List.
Index page for Australian properties on the World Heritage List. This site has a map of the properties and provides links to further information.
The Australian Heritage Council is the principal adviser to the Australian Government on heritage matters. The Council assesses nominations for the National Heritage List and the Commonwealth Heritage List and compiles the Register of the National Estate.
The Australian Heritage Database contains information about more than 20,000 natural, historic and Indigenous places. The database includes: places in the World Heritage List; places in the National Heritage List; places in the Commonwealth Heritage list; places in the Register of the National Estate; places in the List of Overseas Places of Historic Significance to Australia and places under consideration, or that may have been considered for, any one of these lists.
The Australian National Shipwrecks Database (ANSDB) includes all known shipwrecks in Australian waters. The information in the ANSDB has been collected by each of the State and Territory historic shipwreck agencies or supplied by collecting institutions holding historic shipwreck objects.
The Department of the Environment Water Resources has a long history of working with Indigenous people, across the range of Departmental core business, particularly in natural resource management and heritage related activities.
iPhone, iPad and iPod touch - Search for information about heritage sites, wetlands, national parks and protected plants and animals in any Australian location.
Australian Government records held by the National Archives include a lot of information relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their histories.
Sydney Harbour is one of the most beautiful harbours in the world and a great Australian landscape. Magnificent headlands, islands, bays and beaches form a string of accessible urban parks. The parklands managed by the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust encompass the natural and cultural heritage of Sydney.