Shipwreck Trails: Public Ownership of a Unique Resource?
The last major review of the Australian Commonwealth Historic Shipwrecks Program (CHSP) was undertaken in 1985 (Kenderdine, 1985). A major focus of that plan was the targeting of ways of further promoting Australia’s shipwreck heritage to the public. Since that time, little appears to have been achieved at a national level, while each component state-based maritime archaeology program continues with its own program of site assessment, protection, and, when time and money permits, promotion of local heritage sites.
KeywordsHeritage Site Cultural Resource Management AUSTRALIAN Perspective Maritime Archaeology Wreck Site
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