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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

Plenty to do this Easter at Port Arthur


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.Continue Reading

Wooden Boat Festival event at Port Arthur this Sunday


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.Continue Reading