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Port Arthur Historic Site's World Heritage Listing

06/08/2010

Both the Port Arthur Historic Site and Tasmania's convict heritage as a whole have been given a huge boost, with five sites given World Heritage status as part of the Australian Convict Sites serial inscription of eleven sites around the nation.Continue Reading

New members sought for Port Arthur community consultative committee

29/04/2015

The Board of the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority is calling for nominations from interested individuals or representatives of groups who wish to contribute to the management and conservation of the Port Arthur and Coal Mines Historic Sites.Continue Reading

Port Arthur Historic Site brings home gold at National Tourism Awards

15/04/2015

The Port Arthur Historic Site is thrilled to have been awarded gold in both the Heritage and Cultural Tourism and the Major Tourist Attraction categories at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held in Adelaide on 10th April.Continue Reading

Plenty to do this Easter at Port Arthur

31/03/2015

The popular short 'Port Arthur History Plays' and a heap of educational and entertaining family fun activities will be offered at the Port Arthur Historic Site over the Easter holiday break.Continue Reading

Wooden Boat Festival event at Port Arthur this Sunday

03/02/2015

The Port Arthur Historic Site has partnered with the MyState Australian Wooden Boat Festival to present Quayside at Port Arthur, a celebration of Tasmania's coastal maritime trading heritage, this Sunday 8 February at the Historic Site.Continue Reading

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