Risdon Cove Indigenous Protected Area

Category: Place
Date: 1 July 1999
Sub Category:Indigenous Protected Area
Place:Approximately 10 km east of Hobart
State/Country:Tasmania, Australia
Subject Matter:Cultural Heritage | Environmental Heritage | Land Management
Summary Information:
Risdon Cove was declared an Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) in July 1999. The IPA covers an area of 109 hectares and is managed by the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre. Risdon Cove is among 11 areas returned to the Aboriginal community under the Aboriginal Lands Act 1995. Management of the area includes recording and evaluating the cultural heritage significance and the natural values of the area.

Related Entries

  • Financial Assistance Agreement
  • Risdon Cove Financial Assistance Agreement
  • Organisation
  • Natural Heritage Trust
  • Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre
  • Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
  • Event
  • Risdon Cove Land Transfer
  • Legislation
  • Aboriginal Lands Act 1995 (Tas)
  • Policy/Strategy
  • National Reserve System Program

  • References

    Environment Australia (Commonwealth Department of the Environment and Heritage (2002) Indigenous Communities & the Environment. Indigenous Protected Areas: Oyster and Risdon Coves Indigenous Protected Areas


    Risdon Cove Financial Assistance Agreement Map - ( Image | Thumbnail | PDF)


    Indigenous Protected Area (Australia) | Indigenous Protected Areas Programme (Australia)