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Australian Convict Sites

Interesting facts

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Child convicts of Australia - Chapter 1 Transportation and the First Fleet

Construction

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Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property

By drone

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Australian Convict Sites World Heritage Property (April 2020)

Inside

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The Convict Prison at Australia's Port Arthur,

Movie appearance

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13th May 1787: The First Fleet departs for Australia

Australian Convict Sites is a World Heritage property consisting of 11 remnant penal sites originally built within the British Empire during the 18th and 19th centuries on fertile Australian coastal strips at Sydney, Tasmania, Norfolk Island, and Fremantle; now representing "...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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    • Penal sites included