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| Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute - http://www.bmwhi.org.au|
Category: Historic Heritage: Organisations
The Blue Mountains World Heritage Institute is an independent, not-for-profit organisation that brings together research, local communities, and government agencies to support the conservation of the natural and cultural resources of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area and the surrounding Sydney basin region. - Read more
| Cradle Mountain - http://www1.parks.tas.gov.au/natparks/cradle/|
Category: Natural Heritage: Places
Cradle Mountain forms the northern end of the wild Cradle Mt - Lake St Clair National Park, itself a part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area. The jagged contours of Cradle Mountain epitomise the feel of a wild landscape, while ancient rainforest and alpine heathlands, buttongrass and stands of colourful deciduous beech provide a range of environments to explore. - Read more
| Forest and Heritage Centre - http://www.forestandheritagecentre.com.au|
Category: Historic Heritage: Places
Located at Geeveston in Tasmania. The Centre is the gateway to the Southern Forests, home of the Tahune Forest Reserve and Tahune AirWalk, and the World Heritage Hartz Mountains National Park. The Centre offers you an opportunity to gain a hands on and visual interpretation of forest practices, both past and present, before going out into working forest regions where you can observe areas which have been preserved alongside areas which are being used to harvest our Tasmanian timbers. - Read more
| Save Our Hall - http://www.saveourhall.blogspot.com|
Category: Historic Heritage: Buildings and Structures
The Association of Concerned Mid Mountains Residents (ACMMR) and Save Our Hall Group congratulate the new Blue Mountains Council on their decision to surrender the development application (DA) to demolish historic Lawson Mechanics Institute. - Read more
| Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum - http://www.infobluemountains.net.au/locodepot/|
Category: Historic Heritage: Rail
The Valley Heights Locomotive Depot Heritage Museum is the Blue Mountains Division of the NSW Rail Transport Museum. The museum is located in the former Locomotive Depot at Valley Heights, in the Blue Mountains. Our museum preserves the depot buildings, the rail heritage of the Blue Mountains, and at the same time providing historical, educational and recreational facilities for the benefit of the Blue Mountains community and visitors to the region - Read more
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The deep south of Tasmania is a land evocative of fairy tales. The fruit growing in the lush valleys and plains is plumper than anywhere in Australia, and the snow capped crags and alpine moorlands lying on the horizon complete the storybook setting. Its all real though, lying there waiting to be explored by intrepid campervan adventurers such as yourself.
The World Heritage area that covers some 20 per cent of Tasmania is at it's most wild and beautiful on the island's West Coast. Here the thundering waves of the Southern Ocean and the uninhabited rocky shores meet each other head on, as unpredictable as the rapidly changing weather of the region. As it is largely uninhabited, a journey down the West Coast is like a trip through an age-old landscape, through ancient rainforest and past steep sided gorges.
There is always time for a little reflection be it from the sun or sea or our interesting history..
Parliament House, Australia's political centre and Canberrra's most famous landmark, is a must see for all tourists to the capital city. Centrally located, its immaculately tended gardens are dotted with amazing architecture and famous artworks depictive of the political arena.
Media release from 30 January 2008 about world heritage nominations.
Tim Fischer witnesses work being done to preserve source springs of Murray-Darling
Bush Heritage Australia’s Cravens Peak Reserve, in Queensland, is singled out as one of the nation’s top ten nature reserves, in a report released today.
The WWF report Building Nature’s Safety Net 2008: Progress on Directions for the National Reserve System is being launched at Parliament House at 11am on 12th March by the Minister for the Environment, Heritage and the Arts, the Hon Peter Garrett AM MP.
The Centenary of Parks celebration at Mt Etna Caves National Park on Saturday 27 September was a huge success, organisers and the community agree.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Manager Leigh Harris said about 600 people attended the event, held at Mt Etna’s Cammoo visitor area.
To celebrate World Parks Day on 20th September, the Department for Environment and Heritage (DEH) is launching the 2008 October is Parks Month events calendar, along with a free South Australia’s National Parks Guide.
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