National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974

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 HeritageEdit

OverviewEdit

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 HeritageEdit

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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Objects of the National Parks and Wildlife Serve Act 1974 accessed 6 March 2008
  2. ^ Evatt, Elizabeth Andreas; Australia. Office of the Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs (1996), "Annex VII", Review of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Heritage Protection Act 1984, Minister for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Affairs, pp. 339–344, ISBN 978-0-642-27173-0, ISSN 0727-4181 (Selected parts of the review)

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