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Annual Report 2002/2003 Heritage Advisory Council (Twelfth Report)



Annual Report 2002/2003 Heritage Advisory Council (Twelfth Report)

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HERITAGE ADVISORY COUNCIL TWELFTH ANNUAL REPORT 2002-03 27 Appendix 2. Heritage Assessment Criteria The criteria to be used in assessing whether or not a place or object should be recommended for declaration under Part 4 of the Act as a heritage place or a heritage object are whether or not the object or place (as the case may be) has special significance in the Territory (a) for the evolution of flora, fauna, landscape or climate; (b) because of the diversity or richness of its flora, fauna, landscapes or cultural features; (c) because it contains rare, endangered or uncommon flora, fauna, biotic communities, ecosystems, natural landscapes or phenomena; (d) in demonstrating the principal characteristics of the range of landscapes, environments or ecosystems, the attributes of which identify them as being characteristic of their class; (e) as wilderness; (f) for the maintenance of existing natural processes or systems; (g) because it contributes to a wider understanding of natural history by virtue of its use as a research site, a teaching site, an example of a type of locality or reference area; (h) by virtue of its association with events, developments or cultural phases in human occupation and evolution; (j) by providing information contributing to a broader understanding of the history of human occupation;

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