Explore all 21 Lifelines and immerse yourself in Mugsheets where you can find records for 69,669 Tasmanian convicts – and for many of them, using identity records – create a realistic face using our Facemaker Identikit tool.

Founders and Survivors Storylines tells an extraordinary story about the making of modern Australia based on the world heritage-listed convict records of Tasmania.

Go to Lifelines to explore a sample of the convict lives, told in film, song and image.

Go to Mugsheets to search, connect and share with the 70,000 men, women and children transported to Van Diemen’s Land. Here you will find records for 69,669 Tasmanian convicts. You can search them by name, police number, trade and crime. You can also filter your search using voyage data. Identity records can be used to create a realistic face using the Facemaker tool.

Founders & Survivors Storylines

Founders & Survivors Storylines