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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

Venue change for next Port Arthur Talk


Come along to the next Port Arthur Talk to find out what is involved in saving one of Tasmania's most recognisable built structures so that it will be available to be visited and studied for generations to come. This talk will be held in the Asylum Hall.Continue Reading

Port Arthur strengthens links with Chinese heritage site


On the back of rapidly growing tourist visitation, cultural links between Tasmania and China are being further strengthened this month as part of an ongoing relationship that started nearly a decade ago.Continue Reading