Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional: The Future of World Heritage in Australia

This publication was generated following a 2012 symposium in Cairns, Australia.

The publication is the primary output from Australia marking the 40th anniversary 'Year of the World Heritage Convention' celebrated by UNESCO in 2012.

Keeping the Outstanding Exceptional: The Future of World Heritage in Australia Photo: Australian National Committee of IUCN

The book contains 30 chapters including stimulating points of view from all sectors on the future of World Heritage and a wide range of case studies of best management from all sectors. A key component of this publication is the Cairns Communiqué.

Editors: Penelope Figgis, Andrea Leverington, Richard Mackay, Andrew Maclean, Peter Valentine.

Work area: 
Protected Areas
World Heritage
Protected Areas
World Heritage
Location: 
North America
Oceania
Australia
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