Tag Archive | "World Heritage"

Convict Sydney Exhibition

Convict Sydney Exhibition

Explore the fascinating history of the World Heritage listed Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney where thousands of convicts lived between 1819 and 1848. Exhibition on now. Win one of 5 double passes to see the exhibition.

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The Greater Blue Mountains celebrates a decade of World Heritage

The Greater Blue Mountains celebrates a decade of World Heritage

November 2010 marks the 10th Anniversary of the inscription of the Greater Blue Mountains on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

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Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

So if you’ve ever wondered what the world looked like way back when, head to the Daintree Rainforest. You’d be an ‘Idiot’ to ‘Wait a While’ longer. It’s an Australian icon.

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Old Great North Road: World Heritage

Old Great North Road: World Heritage

The Old Great North Road in the Hawkesbury region NSW is the best surviving example of an intact convict-built road with massive structural works, which remains undisturbed by later development.

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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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Australia’s red centre

Australia’s red centre

Encompassing the World Heritage-listed red rock monolith of Uluru and the mysterious shapes of Kata Tjuta and Uluru, the traditional custodians of this land are the Anangu people.

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Up close and personal with Australian wildlife

Up close and personal with Australian wildlife

Nature was inspired when it created Australia. There are animals you’ll see nowhere else and plants that will amaze you. Australia is one of the most diverse countries on the planet, home to more than one million species of plants and animals, many of which are found nowhere else in the world.

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Heritage Destinations Australia

Heritage Destinations Australia

There are plenty of undiscovered places that will convince you to look further afield as we discover Australia's Heritage.

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Australian Convict Sites

Australian Convict Sites

In July 2010 the World Heritage Convention's announced that Kingston and Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island and the other 10 Australian convict sites on listed the World Heritage List.

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Tasmania at its Best

Tasmania at its Best

Tasmania's historic past is no dead and dusty creature - it's a living, breathing spirit that reaches out from its place in time, everywhere you tread.

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