Oyster Cove, Tasmania

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Oyster Cove
Tasmania
Oyster Cove is located in Tasmania
Oyster Cove
Oyster Cove
Coordinates 43°5′22.03″S 147°17′2.72″E / 43.0894528°S 147.2840889°E / -43.0894528; 147.2840889
Time zone AEST (UTC+10)
 • Summer (DST) AEDT (UTC+11)

Oyster Cove or Putalina in Palawa kani[1] is a locality in southern Tasmania near Kettering.[2] It was originally a convict station.[3] In 1847, 47 Aboriginal Tasmanians that had survived forced removal from the Tasmanian mainland to Wybalenna, Flinders Island, were moved to Oyster Cove.[4] The locality was returned to the indigenous people of Tasmania in 1995 under the Aboriginal Lands Act 1995,[5] and in 1999 Oyster Cove was declared an Indigenous Protected Area.[6]

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Coordinates: 43°06′32″S 147°14′49″E / 43.109°S 147.247°E / -43.109; 147.247