Jackie French

Convicts and Colonial Australia
– resources from ABC Splash

Convicts in Australia
– easy to read information, video and links. From NSW Government, Education and Communities

Convict escape attempts
– list of ways that convicts tried to escape. From Convict Creations


Convicts to Australia
– topics include: Convict ships, Timeline, Bound for WA, NSW women, Convict tales. Created by Rob Nelson and Joan O’Donovan

Port Arthur people
– biographies of people from various walks of life in the Port Arthur convict settlement. From Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority

Port Arthur: the convict era
– Contents: Convict life, Who were the convicts?, Port Arthur: an industrial prison?. From Port Arthur Historic Site Management Authority


Image reference:

French, J 2004 Tom Appleby, convict boy, HarperCollins, accessed 26 April 2013, <,+Convict+Boy>.