Kakadu and Uluru draw tourists to Australia from around the world. Their ancient histories, unique wildlife and wilderness landscapes captivate anyone who visits them. The Hamelin Pool, and the desert and coastal national parks are also World Heritage locations that Australians treasure. Find out how these are being conserved for future generations, and what the threats are to their continued preservation.
ABOUT THE WORLD HERITAGE SITES IN AUSTRALIA SERIES The titles in World Heritage Sites in Australia cover magnificent natural locations, precious historic buildings and places that contain rare archaeological remains. Australians treasure their heritage sites, and this series reveals where each site is located and what makes it so special. Find out how UNESCO chooses World Heritage Sites, and what listings mean for the countries involved. Included in this series are sections on Indigenous culture, sustainability, environmental management and the importance of place, all of which will support the Australian Curriculum for primary schools.