Culture and heritage

Heritage of NSW

Heritage awards

The NSW State Government won the prestigious Maritime Division Award at the 2009 NSW National Trust Heritage Awards for its international best practice management of the M24 wreck site (April 2009).

Category: Conservation Maritime Heritage – Corporate/Government
"Managing the Missing Midget Submarine"
Winner: Heritage Branch, NSW Department of Planning

Energy Australia/National Trust Heritage Awards 2009

Energy Australia/National Trust Heritage Awards 2009

The Heritage Branch and its Deputy Director and M24 Project Manager Tim Smith won an international UNESCO Asia Pacific Culture Heritage Award (Award of Distinction) in 2009 for the management of the Japanese midget submarine wreck M24. UNESCO identified the project as “setting a new global benchmark for the protection and interpretation of an underwater heritage site”.
UNESCO Asia Pacific Culture Heritage Award (Award of Distinction)

UNESCO Asia Pacific Culture Heritage Award (Award of Distinction) (click to enlarge)

Page last updated: 31 August 2012