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Australia's World Heritage Sites

Imagine a land where people have lived for 40,000 years. Where natural wonders abound. And where architecture rises to world-class heights. Tour Australia's UNESCO World Heritage sites.

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Australian Convict Sites
In the 18th and 19th centuries, the British Empire shipped 166,000 men, women and children (as young as 9) to Australia -- some for serious crimes, others for petty offenses or for expressing political dissent. Convict sites like Port Arthur (pictured here) were the end of the road.

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