World heritage sites are places in Australian Heritage Directory that are significant and belong to everyone, irrespective of where they are situated.
Australian Heritage Directory's World Heritage has universal value that go beyond the value they clutch for a particular nation.
These features are uttered in the Convention about the Prevention of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage (the World Heritage Convention).
World heritage sites that are selected for World Heritage listing are inscribed on the list only after they have been carefully assess as representing the best examples of the world's cultural and natural heritage. Australia currently has 17 properties on the World Heritage List.
The World Heritage Convention plans to encourage cooperation among nations to prevent heritage from around the world that is of such dazzling universal value that its protection is important for current and future generations.
Please use the Contact form on the right for Australia's World Heritage information and ordering.