Female Factory stories to be performed in Dublin
The stories of Australia's women convicts will be told in Ireland by artists with close ties to the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site in Hobart.
Inaugural Port Arthur Tattoo is a resounding success
The Port Arthur Historic Site was fairly bursting at the seams on Saturday afternoon with an estimated 2500 people on site for the inaugural Port Arthur Tattoo.
Forecast fine weather for Port Arthur Tattoo
The weather forecast for Saturday's Port Arthur Tattoo is fine and mostly sunny with light winds and a maximum of 21 degrees Celsius - ideal conditions to enjoy the massed pipe and military bands of Tasmania performing at Port Arthur.
Jetty upgrade to improve cruise ship access at Port Arthur
The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) has been successful in securing a $135,000 federal Tourism Infrastructure Regional Fund (TIRF) grant for a project that will significantly enhance the visitor experience for cruise passengers.
Port Arthur seeking new members for Advisory Committee
The PAHSMA Board 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.
Timber salvaging from Port Arthur's Memorial Avenue
The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority would like to hear from community members interested in reusing timber from trees about to be harvested as part of the progressive replacement of the Port Arthur Soldiers Memorial Avenue.
Port Arthur Tattoo set to drum up a good time on the Tasman Peninsula
Set against the backdrop of the dramatically distinctive Port Arthur Historic Site penitentiary building, the tattoos and pageantry of bygone years will be repeated at the Port Arthur Historic Site following the Easter break.
Archaeology in action at Port Arthur Penitentiary
During the last two years, the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority has commenced a large scale conservation project which focuses on the iconic Penitentiary ruin.
A season of special events at Port Arthur
Circus skills, stone masonry and bagpipes all feature in a season of events this autumn at the Port Arthur Historic Site.
Fast, furious Ten Days festival fun at Port Arthur
All the fun of the circus is coming to Port Arthur for one day only as part of Ten Days on the Island festival in March 2013.
Don't miss the Port Arthur Maritime Heritage Tour
An exclusive tour exploring Port Arthur maritime history and the dockyard. As our special guest, you will have access to areas and be given a rare glimpse of artifacts that are not usually on display to the public.
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