Sites are designated as World Heritage sites because they have “outstanding universal value” under the Convention Concerning the Protection of the World Cultural and Natural Heritage. This document was adopted by UNESCO in 1972 and formally took effect in 1975 after having been ratified by 20 countries. It provides a framework for international cooperation in preserving and protecting cultural treasures and natural areas throughout the world. Click on the image above to read more about the different types of heritage sites.
The star of TV series Family Rules was taught about her Nana's culture through her mother's storytelling. Daniella believes that by passing this knowledge down to her own children, they too will feel a connection to their Indigenous identity. Click on the image above to learn more about why it is important to keep your culture.