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December 2012

Enjoy high tea in style and summer activities at Port Arthur


If all the stories of the hardship endured by convicts at Port Arthur get a bit much this summer, visitors will be able to escape to the stylishly refurbished former residence of the Visiting Magistrate to ease their bodies and minds over afternoon tea.

Port Arthur's WW1 Soldiers Memorial Avenue celebrated


A significant aspect of Port Arthur's post-convict history has been celebrated, with the launch of new conservation and interpretation works on the Soldiers Memorial Avenue.

November 2012

Many achievements during Port Arthur's challenging year


The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority's (PAHSMA's) success in the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards has been a highlight of a difficult but productive period.

Port Arthur honoured at Tourism Awards


The Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority (PAHSMA) is celebrating major wins at the 2012 Tasmanian Tourism Awards, announced in Hobart on November 9.

New daily Museum House talks at Port Arthur


Port Arthur Guides are now offering daily talks in two of the most popular of the convict-era Museum Houses at Port Arthur.