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July 2015

Career opportunities demonstrated to local students

21/07/2015

Tasman District School students will visit Port Arthur soon as PAHSMA hosts the second annual Career's Day, demonstrating career opportunities at a heritage site.

Highest visitor numbers on record

21/07/2015

Port Arthur Historic Site has recorded its largest ever visitation since opening to the public with 272,653 day and 34,097 evening visitors.

New members sought for Female Factory community consultative committee

21/07/2015

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.

Port Arthur Historic Site brings home gold at National Tourism Awards

15/04/2015

The Port Arthur Historic Site is thrilled to have been awarded gold in both the Heritage and Cultural Tourism and the Major Tourist Attraction categories at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held in Adelaide on 10th April.

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 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.

Cruise ship contributes to bumper visitor numbers at Port Arthur

08/01/2015

Despite some drizzle, it's been a bumper day here at Port Arthur.