World Heritage-listed areas

Some of the most important examples of the world’s natural and cultural heritage are included on the World Heritage List. We manage 4 of these areas.

The World Heritage List records more than 1000 natural, cultural and mixed sites that are protected by international convention and considered important for the whole world. The list is administered by UNESCO, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization.

World Heritage-listed sites are managed under the World Heritage Convention. In Australia, World Heritage-listed properties are managed cooperatively by state and federal governments in accordance with the Australian World Heritage Intergovernmental Agreement.

We manage all or part of 4 World Heritage-listed properties:

Other World Heritage-listed areas in New South Wales include:

World Heritage-listed areas in New South Wales are also included on Australia’s National Heritage List.