World Heritage listing bid

THE Budj Bim National Heritage Landscape bid for UNESCO World Heritage Listing has reached a new milestone this week after being formally accepted for assessment by the World Heritage Centre.

The announcement means the indigenous site in western Victoria is now one step closer to inclusion on the World Heritage List.

Glenelg Shire Mayor Anita Rank welcomed the news and said the historic site was closer to joining Kakadu National Park and the Great Barrier Reef as Australian icons.

“Budj Bim pre-dates the Egyptian pyramids and is the home of one of Australia’s earliest civilisations and largest aquaculture systems, it is a fascinating


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