Tag Archive | "Convict Heritage"

Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

World heritage listing for Australian Convict Sites, that presents the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the presence and labour of convicts.

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Colonial Brisbane Heritage Walk

Ross Johnston takes the Colonial Brisbane Heritage Walk tour, and talks about Brisbane's early colonial and state history.

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Australian Convict Sites

Australian Convict Sites

In July 2010 the World Heritage Convention's announced that Kingston and Arthurs Vale on Norfolk Island and the other 10 Australian convict sites on listed the World Heritage List.

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Chain Gang – Convicts

Chain Gang – Convicts

As many as 50,000 convicts transported to New South Wales spent some time at the Hyde Park Barracks. Today it is a museum of its own history and a window into our past.

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Things To Do in Greater Port Macquarie NSW

Things To Do in Greater Port Macquarie NSW

With something for every week of the year, Greater Port Macquarie has ideas on tours and attractions in this diverse and beautiful region of NSW.

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Tasmania at its Best

Tasmania at its Best

Tasmania's historic past is no dead and dusty creature - it's a living, breathing spirit that reaches out from its place in time, everywhere you tread.

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Heritage of The Rocks Sydney NSW

Discover of the history of The Rocks Sydney NSW, from convicts to its modern day heritage.

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