World Heritage Places - Tasmanian Wilderness - Resources

Resources

Official listing information

Visit the UNESCO web site for official listing information on the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area:

Fact sheets

State of Conservation Reporting

From time to time, the World Heritage Committee requests specific reports on the state of conservation of properties included on the World Heritage List. Australia provided a state of conservation reports since 2007.

Boundary modifications

The following maps show the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and the extensions to the property.

2014 Proposal for a minor boundary modification

The following documents were submitted to the World Heritage Committee for consideration at its 2014 meeting in Doha requesting a minor boundary modification to reduce the size of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

The World Heritage Committee did not support the Government’s request to reduce the area of the Tasmanian Wilderness.The Government has accepted the decision of the World Heritage Committee.

2013 Boundary extension

The information below was used by the World Heritage Committee and its members to make its decision to extend the boundary in June 2013.

2012 Boundary extension

The request for a minor boundary modification to increase the size of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area submitted to the World Heritage Committee in 2012 is available in Section 1.3 of the 2012 State Party Report on the state of conservation of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (Australia).

2010 Boundary extension

The request for a minor boundary modification to increase the size of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area submitted to the World Heritage Committee in 2010 is available in Section 1.2 of the 2010 State Party Report on the state of conservation of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (Australia).

1989 Nomination document

The request for an extension to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area was submitted to the World Heritage Committee in 1989.

Nomination of the Tasmanian Wilderness by the Government of Australia for inclusion in the World Heritage List (PDF - 7.93 MB)

1981 Nomination document

The Tasmanian Wilderness was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1982. The 1981 nomination document is available for download.

Nomination of Western Tasmania Wilderness National Parks by the Commonwealth of Australia for inclusion in the World Heritage List (PDF - 5.32 MB)

Other resources

Spatial data

Spatial data as an ESRI shapefile format representing the area extent of all of Australia’s World Heritage Areas - with the metadata title "Australia, World Heritage Areas" is held by the Department of the Environment and is available to the public via download: