North Head Sanctuary Foundation
is working with Government agencies
towards the establishment of
on North Head
at the gateway of Sydney Harbour
- a flagship for Australia's
and a celebration of
our natural and cultural heritage.
Car-rang-gel Sanctuary on North Head, Sydney
To secure a publicly-owned
sanctuary of national significance for the whole of North Head, that is
managed predominantly as a protected environment for its natural attributes;
that celebrates our Indigenous, immigration and military heritage; and
that provides a place of learning, research and contemplation.
* to become a "flagship
sanctuary" by using world's best practice for conservation of geomorphology,
flora, fauna (including the marine environment) and preservation of cultural
* to ensure recovery of threatened species on and near North Head.
* to include in the Sanctuary all publicly owned land on North Head.
* to gain the approval and support of all levels of Government.
* to secure sources of funding for the Sanctuary.
* to facilitate the identification, interpretation, preservation and celebration
of the heritage of Indigenous people at North Head.
* to preserve and celebrate our immigration heritage at North Head.
* to preserve and celebrate our military heritage at North Head.
* to facilitate learning associated with the natural and cultural attributes
of North Head.
* to facilitate research associated with the natural and cultural attributes
of North Head.
* to engage the support and participation of individuals and organisations
with professional expertise relevant to the purpose of the Sanctuary
* to facilitate people's interaction with the environment, without damaging
the natural or cultural attributes.
* to ensure an appropriate structure for the management of the Sanctuary
acceptable to all stakeholders.
* to facilitate the voluntary participation of the community (e.g. in
tour guiding, bush regeneration, heritage restoration) in order to cement
were adopted as a Working Set of Objectives
by NHSF in November 2002