Opinion

Port Arthur tragedy offers reflections 25 years later

By Editorial
Updated June 15 2021 - 11:39pm, first published April 28 2021 - 6:00am
Scenes from the Port Arthur tragedy in 1996. Picture: File
Scenes from the Port Arthur tragedy in 1996. Picture: File

Today marks 25 years since the Port Arthur massacre. It was one of the darkest days in the state's history. Thirty-five people lost their lives, 23 more were injured, and countless impacted by the devastating events that unfolded at the historic site on April 28 in 1996.

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