Push for protection of underwater heritage sites

A treaty outlining the protection of underwater heritage sites is being considered in Parliament today.

The Convention on the Protection of the Underwater Cultural Heritage outlines a legal basis for protecting heritage sites in Australian waters as well as important sites outside Australia’s jurisdiction.

The protection of Indigenous heritage sites is a major consideration in today’s hearing.


Produced By: Calvin Lee

Featured In Story: Josh Wilson – Member for Fremantle and Chair of Joint Standing Committee on Treaties

First aired on The Wire, Friday 10 February 2023