Archive | 2010

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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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Heritage walks around Sydney

Heritage walks around Sydney

There are plenty of city walking tours in Sydney on offer, and lots of opportunities to explore magnificent walking tracks free of crowds.

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National Parks: Promotes and Protects

National Parks: Promotes and Protects

New South Wales’ national parks and regional tourism will both benefit from the passing of the National Parks & Wildlife Amendment Bill 2010.

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Historic lighthouse on Crookhaven Headland

Historic lighthouse on Crookhaven Headland

Funding from the NSW Minister for Lands Tony Kelly to help upgrade the historic lighthouse on Crookhaven Headland.

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Illawarra Museum

Illawarra Museum

Changing displays and traveling exhibitions along with a historic classroom, aiir raid shelter and the Stockman’s Hut at Wollongong NSW.

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Mt Kembla Mining Heritage Centre and Festival

Mt Kembla Mining Heritage Centre and Festival

Visit the award-winning display of the 1902 Mt Kembla Mine Disaster. Open on the second Sunday of each month 11am to 4pm or anytime for guided group tours.

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Where the bloody hell are you?

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Wollongong Harbour Heritage Listed

Wollongong Harbour Heritage Listed

Wollongong Harbour has been given the NSW State’s highest level of heritage protection and includes many tourism attractions.

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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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Australian heritage architecture

Australian heritage architecture

Along with iconic structures such as the Sydney Opera House and the Sydney Harbour Bridge, Australia boasts some highly unique architecture that has been inspired directly by Aboriginal culture, the natural environment and distinctive wildlife.

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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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