WOMEN OF DISTINCTION: Revealing the Lives of the Ladies, Guests and Servants of Old Government House is a new exhibition being hosted by Old Government House from 30 August 2019. The exhibition will provide new insights into the women who lived in, worked at and influenced this significant place throughout its many decades of change.
CONVICTS TO CLASSIC CARS AND BIKE SHOW is on again at Woolmers Estate. This family fun day is on 15 September 2019.
THE LONGFORD ACADEMY MASTERCLASS in practical building conservation will be on offer at Brickendon and Woolmers Estates in September 2019. This 1, 2, 6 or 9 day course focuses on the conservation of traditional buildings, structures and fabric.
HYDE PARK BARRACKS MUSEUM will be closed from 29 January until September 2019 for a major renewal project. This project will bring history to life, and will see the site transformed with a rich new, immersive visitor experience.
A COLLECTION OF NORTHERN ARTISTS EXHIBITION will be on display at the Frances Mary Archer Gallery at Woolmers Estate from 21 July to 2 October 2019. This exhibition will feature the work of a variety of northern Tasmanian artists.
THE FESTIVAL OF ROSES will be at Woolmers Estate on 17 November 2019. This family friendly day will exhibit thousands of roses and over 80 stalls showcasing local wine, food, jewellery, art and crafts. This festival also coincides with the ANTIQUES FAIR which is happening at Woolmers Estate over the same weekend.
THE ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION at Woolmers Estate will be on display from 30 November 2019 to 1 February 2020.
PROTEST AND UNREST, a new exhibition at Fremantle Prison, examines the history of protests and conditions at the Prison, using the personal accounts of prisoners, officers and the administration. This exhibition will be on display from May 2019 until November 2020.
FROM SANDSTONE TO STEEL is a new tour which has been launched at Cockatoo Island. As you visit key landmarks, including the Convict Precinct, Biloela House, the Convict silos, the Fitzroy Dock and the Turbine Hall, our guide will share historical stories, including anecdotes about a colourful cast of real-life characters.
HER STORY, a dramatised tour at Cascades Female Factory, is part history lesson, part roaming theatre show. Her Story is an accurate and emotional depiction of the harsh life within the Cascades Female Factory in 1833.
AUSTRALIA ELECTED TO THE UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE COMMITTEE by the General Assembly of States Parties to the World Heritage Convention. Australia will serve a four year term, concluding in November 2021.