The Burra Charter: The Australia ICOMOS Charter for the Conservation of Places of Cultural Significance (1999)


Australia ICOMOS

The Burra Charter is a national charter that establishes principles for the management and conservation of cultural sites in Australia. The Charter is particularly significant for its definition of cultural significance and the standards it outlines for using cultural significance to manage and conserve cultural sites. It provides an example of how international principles can be adapted to the values and needs of a particular nation or particular cultural groups within that nation.