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Iron pot lighthouse and Betsy island.

The Iron pot was the first lighthouse built in Tasmania, it is the second oldest lighthouse built in Australia, it is the oldest original tower in Australia, it was the first to utilise a locally made optic, and was the first Australian lighthouse to use solar power.
info: http://www.lighthouse.net.au/lights/tas/Iron%20Pot/Iron%20Pot.htm

There used to be a lighthouse keepers cottage on this island, where keepers lived with his family. a few remnants can be seen, photo of the house can be seen at the above link.

Richmond Tasmania on Flickr.
Richmond bridge on Flickr.

Richmond bridge on Flickr.