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.
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