National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

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The National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 is the legislation passed by the New South Wales Parliament with the explicit intent of conserving their State's natural and cultural heritage; fostering public appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of their State's natural and cultural heritage; and managing any lands reserved for the purposes of conserving and fostering public appreciation and enjoyment of the State's natural and/or cultural heritage.[1]

Cultural Heritage[edit]

Overview[edit]

The cultural heritage the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 seeks to conserve (and foster public appreciation, understanding and enjoyment of) includes "..places, objects and features of significance to Aboriginal people.."; "places of social value to the people of New South Wales.."; and "places of historic, architectural or scientific significance".[1]

Aboriginal Heritage[edit]

The National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974 is the primary legislation in New South wales relied upon within the State to effectively manage and protect the State's Aboriginal cultural heritage[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Objects of the National Parks and Wildlife Serve Act 1974 accessed 6 March 2008
  2. ^ Annex VII of EVATT, Elizabeth (1996) Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Act 1984. Australian Government. Canberra. Page 339-344

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