Review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976

 Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania

Sydney Cove(1797) Tasmania.
Source: Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania

A review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 and consideration of the requirements arising from the UNESCO 2001 Convention for the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage was undertaken by the Department in 2009. A report on the outcomes of the review is currently being developed.

Submissions in relation to the 2009 Review of the Historic Shipwrecks Act 1976 and consideration of the requirements arising from the UNESCO 2001 Convention for the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage are available for viewing.

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