House of Representatives Committees

Managing Australia's World Heritage



469 properties have been inscribed on the List: 350 cultural sites (C), 102 natural sites (N) and 17 mixed sites in 104 States)


Butrinti (C)


Al Qal'a of Beni Hammad (C), Tassili n'Ajjer (N/C), M'Zab Valley (C), Djmila (C), Tipasa (C), Timgad (C), Kasbah of Algiers (C)


Los Glaciares (N - Natural), Iguazu National Park (N)

Argentina and Brazil

Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis : San Ignacio Mini, Santa Ana, Nuestra Senora de Loreto and Santa Maria Mayor (Argentina), Ruins of Sao Miguel das Missoes (Brazil) (C)


Kakadu National Park (N/C), Great Barrier Reef (N), Willandra Lakes Region (N/C), Tasmanian Wilderness (N/C), Lord Howe Island Group (N), Central Eastern Australian Rainforest (N), Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park (N/C), Wet Tropics of Queensland (N), Shark Bay, Western Australia (N), Fraser Island (N), Australian Fossil Mammal Sites (Riversleigh/Naracoorte) (N)


Historic Mosque City of Bagerhat (C), Ruins of the Buddhist Vihara at Paharpur (C)

Belarus and Poland

Bialowieza Forest (N)


Royal Palaces of Abomey (C)


City of Potosi (C), Jesuit Missions of the Chiquitos (C), Historic City of Sucre (C)


Historic Town of Ouro Preto (C), Historic Centre of the Town of Olinda (C), Historic Centre of Salvador de Bahia (C), Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Congonhas (C), Iguacu National Park (N), Brasilia (C), Serra da Capivara National Park (C)


Boyana Church (C), Madara Rider (C), Thracian tomb of Kazanlak (C), Rock-hewn Churches of Ivanovo (C), Ancient City of Nessebar (C), Rila Monastery (C), Srebarna Nature Reserve (N), Pirin National Park (N), Thracian tomb of Sveshtari (C)


Ankor (C)


Dja Faunal Reserve (N)


L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Park (C), Nahanni National Park (N), Dinosaur Provincial Park (N), Anthony Island (C), Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Complex (C), Wood Buffalo National Park (N), Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks (N), Quebec (Historic area) (C), Gros Morne National Park (N), Lunenburg Old Town (C)

Canada/ United States of America

Tatshenshini-Alsek/Kluane National Park/Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Reserve and Glacier Bay National Park (N), Waterton Glacier International Peace Park (N)

Central African Republic

Manovo-Gounda St Floris National Park (N)


Rapa Nui National Park (N)

China, People's Republic of

Mount Taishan (N/C), The Great Wall (C), Imperial Palace of the Ming and Qing Dynasties (C), Mogao Caves (C), Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (C), Peking Man Site at Zhoukoudian (C), Mount Huangshan (N/C), Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area (N), Huanglong Scenic and Historic Interest Area (N), Wulingyuan Scenic and Historic Interest Area (N), The Mountain Resort and its Outlying Temples, Chengde (C), Temple and Cemetery of Confucius, and the Kong Family Mansion in Qufu (C), Ancient Building Complex in the Wudang Mountains (C), The Potala Palace, Lhasa (C)


Paphos (C), Painted Churches in the Troodos Region (C)


Port, Fortresses and Group of Monuments, Carthagena (C), Los Katios National Park (N), Historic Centre of Santa Cruz de Mompox (C), National Archaeological Park of Tierradentro (C), San Agustn Archaeological Park (C)

Costa Rica/Panama

Talamanca Range/La Amistad Reserves/La Amistad National Park (N)

Cte d'Ivoire

Ta National Park (N), Como National Park (N)


Old City of Dubrovnik (C), Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (C), Plitvice Lakes National Park (N)


Old Havana and its Fortifications (C), Trinidad and the Valley de los Ingenios (C)

Czech Republic

Historic Centre of Prague (C), Historic Centre of Cesky Krumlov (C), Historic Centre de Telc (C), The Pilgrimage Church of St John of Nepomuk at Zelena Hora (C), Kutn Hora : The Historical Town Centre with the Church of St Barbara and the Cathedral of Our Lady at Sedlec (C)


Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (C), Roskilde Cathedral (C)

Dominican Republic

Colonial City of Santo Domingo (C)


Galapagos Islands (N), City of Quito (C), Sangay National Park (N)


Memphis and its Necropolis - the Pyramid fields from Giza to Dahshur (C), Ancient Thebes with its Necropolis (C), Nubian Monuments from Abu Simbel to Philae (C), Islamic Cairo (C), Abu Mena (C)

El Salvador

Joya de Ceren Archaeological Site (C)


Simen National Park (N), Rock-hewn Churches, Lalibela (C), Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar Region (C), Lower Valley of the Awash (C), Tiya (C), Aksum (C), Lower Valley of the Omo (C)


Old Rauma (C), Fortress of Suomenlinna (C), Petjvesi Old Church (C)


Mont-Saint-Michel and its Bay (C), Chartres Cathedral (C), Palace and Park of Versailles (C), Vzelay, Church and Hill (C), Decorated Grottoes of the Vzre Valley (C), Palace and Park of Fontainebleau (C), Chateau and Estate of Chambord (C), Amiens Cathedral (C), Roman Theatre and its Surroundings and the"Triumphal Arch" of Orange (C), Roman and Romanesque Monuments of Arles (C), Cistercian Abbey of Fontenay (C), Royal Saltworks of Arc-et-Senans (C), Place Stanislas, Place de la Carrire and Place d'Alliance in Nancy (C), Church of Saint-Savin sur Gartempe (C), Cape Girolata, Cape Porto and Scandola Nature Reserve in Corsica (N), Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) (C), Strasbourg - Grandele (C), Paris, Banks of the Seine (C), Cathedral of Notre-Dame, Former Abbey of Saint-Remi and Palace of Tau, Reims (C), Bourges Cathedral (C), Historic Centre of Avignon (C)


City-Museum Reserve of Mtskheta (C)


Aachen Cathedral (C), Speyer Cathedral (C), Wrzburg Residence with the Court Gardens and Residence Square (C), Pilgrimage Church of Wies (C), Castles of Augustusburg and Falkenlust at Brhl (C), St Mary's Cathedral and St Michael's Church at Hildesheim (C), Roman Monuments, Cathedral and Liebfrauen-Church in Trier (C), Hanseatic City of Lbeck(C), Palaces and Parks of Potsdam and Berlin (C), Abbey and Altenmnster of Lorsch (C), Mines of Rammelsberg and the Historic Town of Goslar (C), Town of Bamberg (C), Maulbronn Monastery Complex (C), Collegiate Church, Castle, and Old Town of Quedlinburg (C), Vlklingen Ironworks (C), Messel Pit Fossil site (N), Bagrati Cathedral and Gelati Monastery (C)


Forts and Castles, Volta Greater Accra, Central and Western Regions (C), Ashanti Traditional Buildings (C)


Temple of Apollo Epicurius at Bassae (C), Archaeological Site of Delphi (C), Acropolis, Athens (C), Mount Athos (N/C), Meteora (N/C), Paleochristian and Byzantine Monuments of Thessalonika (C), Archaeological Site of Epidaurus (C), Medieval City of Rhodes (C), Mystras (C), Archaeological Site of Olympia (C), Delos (C), Monasteries of Daphni, Hossios Luckas and Nea Moni of Chios (C), Pythagoreion and Heraion of Samos (C)


Tikal National Park (N/C), Antigua Guatemala (C), Archaeological Park and Ruins of Quirigua (C)

Guinea and Cte d'Ivoire

Mount Nimba Strict Nature Reserve (N)


National History Park - Citadel, Sans Souci, Ramiers (C)

Holy See

Vatican City (C)


Maya Site of Copan (C), Rio Platano Biosphere Reserve (N)


Budapest, the Banks of the Danube and the Buda Castle Quarter (C), Hollok (C)

Hungary and Slovak Republic

Caves of the Aggtelek and Slovak Karst (N)


Ajanta Caves (C), Ellora Caves (C), Agra Fort (C), Taj Mahal (C), The Sun Temple, Konarak (C), Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram (C), Kaziranga National Park (N), Manas Wildlife Sanctuary (N), Keoladeo National Park (N), Churches and Convents of Goa (C), Khajuraho Group of Monuments (C), Group of Monuments at Hampi (C), Fatehpur Sikri (C), Group of Monuments at Pattadakal (C), Elephanta Caves (C), Brihadisvara Temple, Thanjavur (C), Sundarbans National Park (N), Nanda Devi National Park (N), Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (C), Humayun's Tomb, Delhi (C), Qutb Minar and its Monuments, Delhi (C)


Borobudur Temple Compounds (C), Ujung Kulon National Park (N), Komodo National Park (N), Pambanan Temple Compounds (C)


Hatra (C)

Iran, Islamic Republic of

Tchogha Zanbil (C), Perspolis (C), Meidan Emam, Esfahan (C)


Archaeological Ensemble of the Bend of the Boyne (C)


Rock Drawings in Valcamonica (C), The Church and Dominican Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie with "The Last Supper" by Leonardo da Vinci (C), Historic Centre of Florence (C), Venice and its Lagoon (C), Piazza del Duomo, Pisa (C), Historic Centre of San Gimignano (C), I Sassi di Matera (C), Vicenza, City of Palladio (C), Historic Centre of Siena (C), Historic Centre of Naples (C), Crespi d'Adda (C), Ferrara : City of the Renaissance (C)

Italy / Holy See

Historic centre of Rome, the properties of the Holy See in that city enjoying extraterritorial rights and San Paolo Fuori le Mura (C)


Buddhist Monuments in the Horyu-ji Area Himeji-jo (C), Yakushima (N), Shirakami-Sanchi (N), Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto (Kyoto, Uji and Otsu Cities) (C), Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama (C)


Old City of Jerusalem and its Walls (C)


Ptra (C), Quseir Amra (C)

Korea, Republic of

Sokkuram Buddhist Grotto (C), Haeinsa Temple Changgyong P'ango, the Depositories for the Tripitaka Koreana Woodblocks (C), Chongmyo Shrine (C)

Lao People's Democratic Republic

Town of Luang Prabang (C)


Anjar (C), Baalbek (C), Byblos (C), Tyr (C)

Libyan Arab Jamahiriya

Archaeological Site of Leptis Magna (C), Archaeological Site of Sabratha (C), Archaeological Site of Cyrene (C), Rock-art Sites of Tadrart Acacus (C), Old Town of Ghadames (C)


Vilnius Historic Centre (C)


The City of Luxemburg : its Old Quarters and Fortifications (C)

Macedonia (former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia)

Ohrid Region with its Cultural and Historical Aspect and its Natural Environment (N/C)


Tsingy de Bemaraha Strict Nature Reserve (N)


Lake Malawi National Park (N)


Old Towns of Djenn (C), Timbuktu (C), Cliff of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons) (N/C)


Hal Saflieni Hypogeum (C), City of Valletta (C), Megalithic Temples (C)


Banc d'Arguin National Park (N)


Sian Ka'an (C), Pre-Hispanic City and National Park of Palenque (C), Historic Centre of Mexico City and Xochimilco (C), Pre-Hispanic City of Teotihuacan (C), Historic Centre of Oaxaca and Archaeological Site of Monte Alban (C), Historic Centre of Puebla (C), Historic Town of Guanajuato and Adjacent Mines (C), Pre-Hispanic City of Chichen - Itza (C), Historic Centre of Morelia (C), El Tajin, Pre-Hispanic City (C), Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino (N), Historic Centre of Zacatecas (C), Rock Paintings of the Sierra de San Francisco (C), Earliest 16th Century Monasteries on the Slopes of Popocatepetl (C)


Medina of Fez (C), Medina of Marrakesh (C), Ksar of Ait-Ben-Haddou (C)


Island of Mozambique (C)


Sagarmatha National Park (N), Kathmandu Valley (C), Royal Chitwan National Park (N)


Schokland and surroundings (C)

New Zealand

Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand (N), Tongariro National Park (N/C)


Air and Tnr Natural Reserves (N)


Stave Church (C), Bryggen (C), Rros (C), Rock Drawings of Alta (C)


Bahla Fort (C), Archaeological sites of Bat, Al-Khutm and Al-Ayn (C), Arabian Oryx Sanctuary (N)


Archaeological Ruins at Moenjodaro (C), Taxila (C), Buddhist Ruins of Takht-i-Bahi and Neighbouring City Remains at Sahr-i-Bahlol (C), Historical Monuments of Thatta (C), Fort and Shalamar Gardens in Lahore (C)


Fortifications on the Caribbean side of Panama : Portobelo-San Lorenzo (C), Darien National Park (N)


Jesuit Missions of La Santisima Trinidad de Parana and Jesus de Tavarangue (C)


City of Cuzco (C), Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (N/C), Chavin (Archaeological site) (C), Huascaran National Park (N), Chan Chan Archaeological Zone (C), Manu National Park (N), Historic Centre of Lima (C), Rio Abiseo National Park (N/C), Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana (C)


Tubbataha Reef Marine Park (N), Baroque Churches of the Philippines (C), Rice Terraces of the Philippines Cordilleras (C)


Cracow's Historic Centre (C), Wieliczka Salt Mine (C), Auschwitz Concentration Camp (C), Historic Centre of Warsaw (C), Old City of Zamosc (C)


Central Zone of the Town of Angra do Heroismo in the Azores (C), Monastery of the Hieronymites and Tower of Belem in Lisbon (C), Monastery of Batalha (C), Convent of Christ in Tomar (C), Historic Centre of Evora (C), Monastery of Alcobaa (C), Cultural Landscape of Sintra (C)


Danube Delta (N), Biertan and its Fortified Church (C), Monastery of Horezu (C), Churches of Moldavia (C)

Russian Federation

Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (C), Kizhi Pogost (C), Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow (C), Historic Monuments of Novgorod and Surroundings (C), Cultural and Historic Ensemble of the Solovetsky Islands (C), The White Monuments of Vladimir and Suzdal (C), Architectural Ensemble of the Trinity Sergius Lavra in Sergiev Posad (C), Church of the Ascension, Kolomenskoye (C), The Virgin Komi Forests (N)


Island of Goree (C), Niokolo-Koba National Park (N), Djoudj National Bird Sanctuary (N)


Aldabra Atoll (N), Valle de Mai Nature Reserve (N)


Vlkolinec (C), Banska Stiavnica (C), Spissky Hrad and its Associated Cultural Monuments (C)


Skocjan Caves (N)


Historic Centre of Cordoba (C), Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzin, Granada (C), Burgos Cathedral (C), Monastery and site of the Escurial, Madrid (C), Parque Gell, Palacio Gell and Casa Mila in Barcelona (C), Altamira Cave (C), Old town of Segovia and its aqueduct (C), Churches of the Kingdom of the Asturias (C), Santiago de Compostela (Old town) (C), Old Town of Avila with its Extra-Muros Churches (C), Mudejar Architecture of Teruel (C), Historic City of Toledo (C), Garajonay National Park (N), Old Town of Caceres (C), Cathedral, Alcazar and Old City of Salamanca (C), Poblet Monastery (C), Archaeological Ensemble of Mrida (C), Royal Monastery of Santa Maria de Guadalupe (C), The Route of Santiago de Compostela (C), Doana National Park (N)

Sri Lanka

Sacred City of Anuradhapura (C), Ancient City of Polonnaruva (C), Ancient City of Sigiriya (C), Sinharaja Forest Reserve (N), Sacred City of Kandy (C), Old Town of Galle and its Fortifications (C), Golden Temple of Dambulla (C)


Royal Domain of Drottningholm (C), Birka and Hovgrden (C), Engelsberg Ironworks (C), Rock Carvings in Tanum (C), Skogskyrkogrden (C), Hanseatic Town of Visby (C)


Convent of St. Gall (C), Benedictine Convent of St John at Mstair (C), Old City of Berne (C)

Syrian Arab Republic

Ancient City of Damascus (C), Ancient City of Bosra (C), Site of Palmyra (C), Ancient City of Aleppo (C)

Tanzania, United Republic of

Ngorongoro Conservation Area (N), Ruins of Kilwa Kisiwani and Ruins of Songo Mnara (C), Serengeti National Park (N), Selous Game Reserve (N), Kilimanjaro National Park (N)


Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns (C), Historic City of` Ayutthaya and Associated Historic Towns (C), Thungyai - Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuaries (N), Ban Chiang Archaeological Site (C)


Medina of Tunis (C), Site of Carthage (C), Amphitheatre of El Jem (C), Ichkeul National Park (N), Punic Town of Kerkuane and its Necropolis (C), Medina of Sousse (C), Kairouan (C)


Historic Areas of Istanbul (C), Greme National Park and the Rock Sites of Cappadocia (N/C), Great Mosque and Hospital of Divrigi (C), Hattusha (C), Nemrut Dag (C), Xanthos-Letoon (C), Hierapolis - Pamukkale (N/C), City of Safranbolu (C)


Bwindi Impenetrable National Park (N), Rwenzori Mountains National Park (N)


Kiev : Saint-Sophia Cathedral and Related Monastic Buildings, Kiev-Pechersk Lavra (C)

United Kingdom

The Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast (N), Durham Castle and Cathedral (C), Ironbridge Gorge (C), Studley Royal Park including the Ruins of Fountains Abbey (C), Stonehenge, Avebury and Associated Sites (C), The Castles and Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd (C), St Kilda (N), Blenheim Palace (C), City of Bath (C), Hadrian's Wall (C), Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret's Church (C), Henderson Island (N), Tower of London (C), Canterbury Cathedral, St Augustine's Abbey and St Martin's Church (C), Old and New Towns of Edinburgh (C), Gough Island Wildlife Reserve (N)

United States of America

Redwood National Park (N), Mesa Verde (C), Yellowstone (N), Grand Canyon National Park (N), Everglades National Park (N), Independence Hall (C), Mammoth Cave National Park (N), Olympic National Park (N), Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site (C), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (N), La Fortaleza and San Juan Historic Site in Puerto Rico (C), The Statue of Liberty (C), Yosemite National Park (N), Chaco Culture National Historical Park (C), Monticello and University of Virginia in Charlottesville (C), Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (N), Pueblo de Taos (C), Carlsbad Caverns National Park (N)


The Historic Quarter of the City of Colonia del Sacramento (C)


Itchan Kala (C), Historic Centre of Bukhara (C)


Coro and its Port (C), Canaima National Park (N)


The Complex of Hu Monuments (C), Ha Long Bay (N)


Old City of Sana'a (C), Old Walled City of Shibam (C), Historic Town of Zabid (C)


Stari Ras and Sopocani (C), Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (C), Durmitor National Park (N), Studenica Monastery (C)


Virunga National Park (N), Garamba National Park (N), Kahuzi-Biega National Park (N), Salonga National Park (N)


Mosi-oa-Tunya/Victoria Falls (N)


Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas (N), Great Zimbabwe National Monument (C), Khami Ruins National Monument (C)

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