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The Port Arthur Historic Site is a government owned and protected World-Heritage site. This former penal colony is set among 40 hectares of ornamental gardens and native bushland, overseeing the spectacular harbour of Port Arthur. Locals have free entry and is a popular location to walk, swim, picnic, sail and enjoy the various restaurants and activities. A number of social events relevant to locals is held at this site throughout the year. Visit the website for more information.
Among others on the Tasman, this site may also be a key location for the community and it’s tourist visitors as an evacuation site in times of declared disaster. The actual locations will be provided by ABC radio and TasALERT at the relevant time. See these websites for more information: