Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

15 May 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-000-1

View the report as a single document - (PDF 471KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership (PDF 23KB)
Chapter 1 - Background (PDF 100KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Structure of the report

Chapter 2 - Reasons for the 2014 modification (PDF 167KB)

Inclusion of degraded areas
Objections from adjoining landholders and communities
Social and economic outcomes

Chapter 3 - Other key issues (PDF 119KB)

Process followed for the 2014 modification
Cultural heritage issues
Impacts on the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area
Possible international reaction to the proposal
Possible response of the World Heritage Committee

Chapter 4 - Conclusions and recommendations (PDF 24KB)
Government Senators (PDF 37KB)

Evidence for the excision

Appendix 1 - Submissions, form letters, tabled documents and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 24KB)

Form letters
Tabled documents
Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public hearings (PDF 10KB)
Appendix 3 - Operational Guidelines for the Implementation of the World Heritage Convention (PDF 16KB)

II.D Criteria for the assessment of Outstanding Universal Value

Appendix 4 - World Heritage Values of the Tasmanian Wilderness (PDF 40KB)

Outstanding Universal Value

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526
Fax: +61 2 6277 5818