Defence Heritage Interpretation Plan

Preserving the island’s defence heritage is a key initiative of the Rottnest Island Management Plan 2023 – 28.

Project Description

Wadjemup has played an important part in the defence of Australia during both the First and Second World Wars. Through the Defence Heritage Interpretation Plan (DHIP), we aim to partner with interested organisations to deliver a diverse range of defence heritage projects to support that long-term preservation of the defence heritage of Rottnest Island.

Project Key Features

  • Oliver Hill self-guided experience
  • H1 tunnels experience
  • Fortress plotting room
  • Youth playspace
  • Wadjemup Hill
  • Upgrade trail signage

Download the Defence Heritage Interpretation Plan