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New lease of life for original lighthouse vents

15/05/2018

As part of the ongoing conservation of the Cape Bruny and Maatsuyker Island lighthouses, a team effort has been underway to restore the original bronze vents from the lighthouses' lantern rooms.More

Record visitor numbers at Highfield Historic Site

09/05/2018

Visitation numbers at Highfield Historic Site in Stanley have reached a record high, with 12,535 people visiting in the 12 months ending March 2018.More

Cradle Mountain shuttle bus tender awarded

08/05/2018

A new bus fleet featuring environmentally friendly technology and vehicles with improved accessibility and increased capacity will help to meet increasing visitor numbers following the awarding of the tender to McDermott Coaches.More

Sarah Island

Virtual Visit

Take a look around the convict settlement at Sarah Island as it was in the early 19th Century...

South-west view of the Island (National Library of Australia)
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Today, it is difficult to imagine that Sarah Island once looked like this. Barely a tree was left standing on the island, yet today magnificent blackwoods and other species have taken hold.