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Convict history

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State Government Australian convict sites: World Heritage Listings (Heritage Tasmania)
Heritage Tasmania information on the World Heritage listing of five of Tasmania's most significant convict sites, along with other Australian convict sites. Includes links to the Tasmanian Heritage Register entries for the nominated sites: Brickendon Farm Village, Cascades Female Factory, Coal Mines Historic Site, Darlington Probation Station, Port Arthur Historic Site, and Woolmers Estate
Commonwealth Government Cascades Female Factory (National Heritage List)
Description of the heritage values of Hobart's Cascades Female Factory site, a penal institution for convict women (1828-1856), included as a place in the National Heritage List (gazetted 1 August 2007)
State Government Coal Mines Historic Site
Information on the Coal Mines Historic Site, Tasmania's first operational mine located near Saltwater River on the north western tip of the Tasman Peninsula. The site is also managed by the Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority
Commonwealth Government Coal Mines Historic Site (National Heritage List)
Description of the heritage values of the convict site, located on the northern promontory of Tasman Peninsula, beside Little Norfolk Bay, included as a place on the National Heritage List (gazetted 1 August 2007)
State Government Convict enquiry form (Port Arthur Historic Sites)
Assistance with research into Tasmanian convicts
State Government Convicts in Tasmania
LINC Tasmania records documenting both the convict system and the lives of over 75,000 individuals which can be viewed online. Includes link to a searchable index of all convicts transported to Tasmania, and those who were convicted in the colony
Commonwealth Government Darlington Probation Station (National Heritage List)
Description of the heritage values of the former convict probation station situated on Maria Island, off Tasmania's east coast, included as a place in the National Heritage List (gazetted 1 August 2007)
State Government Key to Port Arthur Investigations
Web site designed to provide a program of discovery-based learning for secondary school students by engaging them in the life of a Port Arthur resident, set between 1830 and 1877. The web site complements a CD-ROM, and provides resources for teachers and students. The program is supported by the Port Arthur Historic Site's Education Office
State Government Macquarie Harbour historical research subject database
The Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment's searchable database based on the subject index to Ian Brand's Macquarie Harbour research
State Government Port Arthur
Visit Tasmania's historic convict sites
State Government Port Arthur Historic Sites Cafes and Bistro
Details of snack and dining facilities including the Port Cafe in the Visitors Centre and Museum Coffee Shop located in the Asylum building. Includes Felon Bistro
State Government Port Arthur Historic Sites gift shop
Selected items can be purchased from the online gift shop
State Government Ross Female Factory
One of four female factories established in Tasmania, the Ross Female Factory is a protected Historic Site, managed by the Parks & Wildlife Service and the Tasmanian Wool Centre of Ross. Archeological and convict discoveries are being made
Commonwealth Government World Heritage List: Australian places
Lists the Australian places on the World Heritage List, including the Tasmanian Wilderness and Tasmanian convict sites

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