World Heritage Listing: Broken Hill City

The Broken Hill City Council are taking steps to discover if the city is able to be added to the World Heritage Register, following it being recently added to the National Heritage Register in 2015. Through the potential listing, the Council aims to diversify the economy in the area, by increasing tourism and tackling the population decline that it is currently experiencing.

For more information, please see the following links:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-06-12/push-to-get-broken-hill-on-world-heritage-city-list/8610180?platform=hootsuite


http://www.environment.gov.au/cgi-bin/ahdb/search.pl?mode=place_detail;place_id=105861


Image: Broken Hill Town Hall, sourced from the National Heritage Listing website, as above.