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Cuts to Australian War Memorial: will it effect Heritage Tourism

There should be no question that our most significant and internationally recognised memorial to our fallen be funded fully and properly. The Australian War Memorial is also a major heritage tourism attraction not just for Australian but also oversea tourists.

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Booderee: World class conservation of Cultural Heritage

Booderee: World class conservation of Cultural Heritage

Australia’s own Booderee National Park on the South Coast NSW took out a global responsible tourism award in London on 10 November 2010.

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There’s nothing like Australia’s natural wonders

There’s nothing like Australia’s natural wonders

Uluru and the Great Barrier Reef to become official New7Wonders of Nature.

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Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

World heritage listing for Australian Convict Sites, that presents the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the presence and labour of convicts.

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Do You Want to Save the Aussie Pub?

Do You Want to Save the Aussie Pub?

The Australian pub, once the cornerstone of our culture, is dying a slow and agonising death. Join Mark Chipperfield’s personal campaign to save the Great Aussie Pub.

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NSW Councils failing to make most of heritage tourism

NSW Councils failing to make most of heritage tourism

Some councils are failing to list items of heritage significance on their Local Environment Plans, an opportunity which the National Trust says could help boost tourism to rural areas.

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eVisa

eVisa

All travellers to Australia, except New Zealanders, require some kind of a Visa to visit Australia. If you have a valid passport from one of the 32 eligible countries you can apply online for your Visa (also known as an eVisa/s).

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Website feedback winner

Website feedback winner

Heritage Tourism thanks everyone for their feedback on the new style website, and all will be considered in future development of the site.

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Handmade In Country

Handmade In Country

Offering visitors and residents alike, unique and real experiences and products that reflect our rich cultural heritage.

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Great Southern Rail

Great Southern Rail

The mighty Indian Pacific celebrates its 40th Anniversary in February 2010. A train acclaimed not only as an Australian icon but as one of the worlds greatest train journeys.

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Wreck Bay Convict shipwreck heritage listed

Wreck Bay Convict shipwreck heritage listed

The historic shipwreck Hive in Wreck Bay is to be protected for future generations, after being listed on the State Heritage Register.

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It’s official. NSW is the nation’s favourite tourist destination

It’s official. NSW is the nation’s favourite tourist destination

New independent figures released today show NSW enjoyed a bumper end to 2009 with domestic overnight visitors to the State increasing by 7 per cent.

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