The Royal National Park: A Brief History

1979 article from the Australian Parks and Recreation publication outlining the management of Royal National Park since its dedication in 1879 under the trust (citizens appointed by the government to hold, manage and protect land set aside for parks in perpetuity) until 1967, as well as examining the growing controversy about the suitability of trusts as managers of large parks, particularly the Royal National Park. In 1967 The new National Parks and Wildlife Service took responsibility for the Royal National Park and the trust was reconstituted as an advisory body.


Magazine article

Geographic Coverage

New South Wales


Copyright Owner: Royal Australian Institute of Parks and Recreation


Pettigrew, Carolyn (Author); Lyons, Mark (Author)


Australian Parks and Recreation: 1979