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July 2015

New members sought for Female Factory community consultative committee

20/07/2015

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 Cascades Female Factory Historic Site.

April 2015

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.

March 2015

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.

February 2015

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.

Unlocking the botanical journeys leading to Port Arthur

02/02/2015

An exhibition of botanical art now showing at the Port Arthur Historic Site illustrates the journeys of many of the plants that have grown in its gardens.

January 2015

Port Arthur bookings and travel advice at Brooke Street Pier

27/01/2015

Visitors to Hobart can now book their tickets to the Port Arthur Historic Sites, as well as obtain travel advice, accommodation bookings and itinerary suggestions, at the new Brooke Street Pier.

Port Arthur Penitentiary's future assured

22/01/2015

Tasmanian Premier Will Hodgman has joined Federal Heritage Minister Greg Hunt and State Heritage Minister Matthew Groom, along with PAHSMA Chair Professor Sharon Sullivan to formally re-open Port Arthur's Penitentiary following major conservation.