Find out about the unique place Tasmania is through our documentary heritage.
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John Glover is often referred to as the father of Australian landscape painting. Born in England, he later travelled to Van Diemen's Land arriving in 1831 where he lived up until his death in 1849.
The National Trust acquired the Old Umbrella Shop in 1979. The heritage facade and interior were retained and the retail operations continued. Part community museum, part information centre and part retail business, the shop is now operated by any extraordinary group of more than 90 National Trust volunteers who continue to uphold the remarkable legacy of the Shott family and also preserve
Between 1806 and 1946, 221 people were hanged in Van Diemen's Land.
Woolmers Estate situated on the Norfolk Plains in north-east Tasmania, is an example of how the assignment system was set up to provide labour to settlers in exchange for food and clothing.
Brickendon is one of Tasmania's hidden treasures and along with Woolmers Estate has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage List as one of eleven Australian convict sites.
The Waverley Heritage and Design Awards 2019 recognise projects which respect, value and contribute to Waverley’s built environment and celebrates the homeowners, architects, designers and builders involved in enhancing Waverley’s distinctive character.
Come visit the Hobart Convict Penitentiary and see Pandemonium with screenings every hour on the hour.
Louise Ann Meredith's writings and illustrations were widely acclaimed.
Join authors and storytellers to hear why: This Place Matters.
Step into the past and explore the vibrant mining and social history of the picturesque town of Derby in Tasmania's North East.
The Furneaux Museum holds a wide range of information and artefacts pertaining to the cultural and natural history of the Furneaux Islands region.
Cornwall Coalminers' Heritage Wall is in Cornwall Park in the centre of town and contains some 1200 names of men who pioneered the coal industry in the Mt Nicholas Range.