Tag Archives: convictism
Jan
19
2014

Head to Port Arthur to catch the last of this season’s history plays, which bring the facility’s history to life. Continue reading

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Dec
05
2013

Sarah Island, off the West Coast of Tasmania, was home to an old penal colony where prisoners laboured away under the harshest of conditions. Continue reading

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Sep
24
2013

Head to Maria Island off Tasmania’s east coast and explore convict penitentiary ‘facilities’ and the beauty of nature. Continue reading

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Aug
25
2013

Maritime enthusiasts will enjoy the wide variety of unique lighthouses found all across Tasmania. Continue reading

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Jul
08
2013

Tasmania has a long and interesting history, including stories of convict sites that were set up as prisoners arrived to the state in its early days. In July 2010, 11 Australian convict sites were added onto the UNESCO World Heritage … Continue reading

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May
03
2013

For the Term of His Natural Life is the riveting adventure of Rufus Dawes who is falsely accused of murder in 19th century London. He is transported as a convict to the harsh penal settlement of Port Arthur in Tasmania, Australia. Continue reading

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Nov
16
2012

If you’ve made a visit to the Port Arthur Historic Site, don’t forget to also make your way to the Cascades Female Factory Historic Site, to learn about the female perspective of convict life in the 1800s. Continue reading

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Aug
28
2012

The Heritage Highway App provides a comprehensive guide to exploring the rich history and beauty of the Heritage Highway in Tasmania. Tours, Accommodation, Facilities, points of interest and everything the traveler might need to know when touring. Continue reading

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Jul
30
2012

History buffs will want to book their next convict tour of Tasmania as soon as possible! Continue reading

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Mar
06
2012

Maria Island is one of the most popular travel destinations in Tasmania, winning a slew of awards and prizes. Continue reading

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