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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 and Female Factory finalsits in Tasmanian Tourism Awards


The Port Arthur Historic Site and Cascades Female Factory Historic Site are both finalists in the 2014 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, to be announced in Hobart in November.Continue Reading

Port Arthur steels itself for restabilisation


Port Arthur's most emblematic ruin, the Penitentiary has been the focus of major conservation works for the better part of 2014.Continue Reading