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Many reasons to visit Port Arthur this September


Whether you are a regular visitor or someone who hasn't been here in years, visiting the Port Arthur Historic Site this September is a great idea, for many reasons.Continue Reading

Strong Case for World Heritage Nomination


Minister for Environment, Parks, Heritage and the Arts David O'Byrne yesterday met with the Port Arthur Management Authority to discuss progress towards World Heritage Area nomination.Continue Reading

Port Arthur honoured with prestigious award


The Port Arthur Historic Site has been honoured with one of Australia's leading awards, for the third year in succession.Continue Reading

Port Arthur heritage course attracts international interest


Last week the Port Arthur Historic Site hosted a course in Best Practice in Managing Heritage Places.Continue Reading

Female Factory lives recalled on playing cards


The little-known stories of Tasmania's convict women are being recalled from the past in a new publication launched at the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in South Hobart.Continue Reading