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In 2010 Cockatoo Island, together with 10 other historic convict sites in Australia, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The sites were recognised as the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the presence and labour of convicts.
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Heritage Listing means Cockatoo Island will continue to be cared for and managed in order that current and future generations can experience and interpret the island's remarkable history.