Going down in history

10 Reasons why Broken Hill became Australia’s First Heritage Listed City

In January 2015, ten years of in-depth research, reasoning and paperwork finally concluded with a ground-breaking announcement. Due to its historical, cultural, technological and economic contributions to Australia, the entire city of Broken Hill, would be included on Australia’s National Heritage List. But the historical community isn’t finished yet. Three years on from their monumental achievement, Broken Hill City Council confirmed its ambition to be included on the World Heritage List – a goal to which it is actively working toward.

To explore why Broken Hill is a worthy nominee, TravelIN writer, Emma Ryan, shares 10 reasons why Broken Hill became Australia’s first heritage city.

10 Reason’s Why Broken Hill is Australia’s First Heritage Listed City – written by TravelIn writer Emma Ryan.

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