Isolated from the rest of Australia for thousands of years, the island of Tasmania is a haven for unique wildlife. Its World Heritage wilderness area covers about a quarter of the state. Find out what caused the Tasmanian tiger to become extinct, and how Tasmania is now protecting its native plants and animals. Then read about the connection between Hobart, Antarctica and the first man to reach the South Pole.
- Aboriginal history and culture
- Maps, timelines, statistics
- Historic illustrations
- Covers geography, history, economics, government
- Biographies of notable people
- Australian Primary Curriculum