Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. It was inscribed on the World Heritage List in recognition of its outstanding natural universal values. It features complex dune systems that are still evolving, and an array of rare and unique features in this sand environment, including dune lakes and tall rainforests.
Fraser Island was inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1992.
Fraser Island was one of 15 World Heritage places included in the National Heritage List on 21 May 2007.
Source: http://environment.gov.au/heritage/places/world/fraser/index.html (Australian Government)
http://www.epa.qld.gov.au/projects/park/index.cgi?parkid=1 (Queensland Government)
http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/630 (UNESCO Word Heritage Center)