Tag Archives: convictism
Jan
01
2012

Stop for a picnic and interesting walk at historic Campbell Town on your drive between Launceston and Hobart. Continue reading

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Dec
24
2011

A visit to Sarah Island – in Macquarie Harbour off the west coast of Tasmania – provides you with a unique insight into the harsh realities of convict life. Continue reading

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Dec
16
2011

Visit the small town of Richmond for a fascinating insight into Tasmania’s rich colonial history and eerie convict lifestyle Continue reading

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Oct
06
2011

The historic site of Port Arthur is one of Australia’s most intriguing convict sites, offering visitors the chance to explore and become lost in the atmosphere of a fascinating time in the nation’s past. Situated on the Tasman Peninsula, the … Continue reading

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Aug
17
2011

If you are looking for some new warm garments to get you through the remainder of winter, why not combine the search with a pleasant and relaxing country getaway? The Tasmanian Wool Centre sells a variety of high-quality woollen products … Continue reading

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Jul
15
2011

UNESCO has designated eleven of Australia’s convict sites with World Heritage listings and a popular way to see as much of the state’s fascinating history as possible is to take a convict tour. The Convict History of Tasmania tours have … Continue reading

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Jun
20
2011

We thought we had misread the headline to the article. This is a ‘ruin site’ – a place where history emerges from what was built in the past, and yet the ‘Henry Hunter Triennial Prize for Architecture’ was awarded on … Continue reading

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