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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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Contents >> Culture and the Arts >> Cultural and natural heritage >> Register of the National Estate

The functions of identifying and conserving Australia’s national heritage are shared between all levels of government. The Register of the National Estate, maintained by the Australian Heritage Council, is a listing of those places of Australia’s Indigenous, historic and natural heritage that have special value for present and future generations. Listing on the Register alerts planners, decision makers, researchers and the general community to the heritage value of these places.

In 2002-03, some 12.0% of places on the National Register were in Tasmania. The number of Tasmanian places in 2002-03 was 1,538, an increase of 19 from 2001-02.


THE REGISTER OF THE NATIONAL ESTATE
2001-02
2002-03
Total(a)
Indigenous(b)
Historic
Natural
Total(a)

State/Territory
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

NSW
3,783
221
3,125
487
3,833
Vic.
2,770
111
2,427
254
2,792
Qld
1,212
155
738
322
1,215
WA
1,303
74
969
283
1,326
SA
1,743
153
1,209
390
1,752
Tas.
1,519
66
1,209
263
1,538
NT
311
105
147
63
315
ACT/Jervis Bay
241
30
195
30
255
External Territories
59
-
42
25
67
Total
12,941
915
10,061
2,117
13,093

- nil
(a) Does not include those on the Interim List.
(b) At present there are no Torres Strait Islander places on the Register of the National Estate.
Source: Australian Heritage Commission, Annual Report 2002-2003.

Further information can be found on the Australian Heritage Council web site at http://www.ahc.gov.au

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