Tag Archive | "Hyde Park Barracks"

Convict Sydney Exhibition

Convict Sydney Exhibition

Explore the fascinating history of the World Heritage listed Hyde Park Barracks in Sydney where thousands of convicts lived between 1819 and 1848. Exhibition on now. Win one of 5 double passes to see the exhibition.

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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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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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