Australian Tourism Awards – Tasmania on Top with 5 Golds

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00February 16th, 2013|Accommodation, Attractions, Devonport and North West Tasmania, East Coast Tasmania, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, News, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, Things to do, West Coast Tasmania|

Tassie's Golden Tourism Triumph Tasmania has punched well above its weight in last night's Australian Tourism Awards, winning Gold in 5 categories, Silver in one category and Bronze in five categories. Tasmania has confirmed its status as Australia's premier tourism destination. All of the awarded attractions can be enjoyed by locals as well as tourists. [...]

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Hobart Tasmania named in Lonely Planet’s Worldwide Top 10 Cities

2019-07-30T16:32:11+10:00October 23rd, 2012|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Events and Festivals, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Moving to Tasmania, News, Parks and Wilderness, Practical Info, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Hobart Waterfront | Tourism Tasmania | Geoff Murray Well Hobart, Tasmania's capital city has made it into the Lonely Planet's Worldwide Top 10 cities to visit. We hope this gives you inspiration to visit Hobart and ideas on what the lifestyle could be like if you move to Hobart. This story from The Mercury. [...]

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Some thoughts on what to do for a weekend trip to Tasmania

2019-07-30T16:32:12+10:00March 15th, 2012|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Launceston and North East Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Shops and Markets, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Mt Wellington | Tourism Tasmania | Nick Osborne This post was written in response to a question we came across on Twitter... Some thoughts on your weekend trip to Tasmania. I note you are interested in arts and outdoors and will be travelling to both Launceston and Hobart. I hope this information [...]

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The Tasman Peninsula and Port Arthur

2018-07-19T20:51:47+10:00February 7th, 2012|Attractions, Evergreen, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, Things to do, Where to Live|

The Penitentiary at Port Arthur We had a lovely day trip recently, from Hobart to the Tasman Peninsula. Dale's brother and his family (who live in Launceston) were spending a few days down there and we took the opportunity to head there for the day to catch up with them all and [...]

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Hobart Tasmania reinvents itself to become cultural, food and social centre

2016-12-10T16:55:37+10:00December 20th, 2011|Attractions, Choosing where to live, Events and Festivals, Food and Wine, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Parks and Wilderness, The Arts, Things to do, Where to Live|

Mures Fish Centre Restaurant | Tourism Tasmania | Nigel Honey Some great promotion for Tasmania in The Age (Melbourne paper) based on Tasmania becoming a cultural and social centre. Tasmania has really progressed and makes moving to Tasmania or relocating to Tasmania much more enjoyable. Of course those of us already living in [...]

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Port Arthur site to show free Tasmanian theatre productions

2016-12-10T16:55:38+10:00December 11th, 2011|Attractions, Family activities, Heritage and Culture, Hobart and Southern Tasmania, Things to do, Where to Live|

Port Arthur Penitentiary If you are looking for something to do after Christmas and like seeing Tasmanian theatre then the Port Arthur site may have just the thing for you. On Tuesday December 27 the season of Port Arthur History Plays gets underway, giving Tasmanian audiences and visitors to the island state a [...]

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Tragic tales of females from Tasmanias convict past

2015-06-10T10:30:19+10:00November 8th, 2011|Heritage and Culture, News|

A good piece for those interested in Tasmania's convict past. The female factory in South Hobart is well worth a visit for all the interesting history it contains. This story from The Mercury. Tragic tales of females RHIANNON Crane was just 15 when she began researching and writing the life story of a teenage girl who [...]

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Living in History – a new book on Tasmanian heritage properties

2016-12-10T16:55:42+10:00November 5th, 2011|Accommodation, Buying a home, Heritage and Culture, Moving to Tasmania, Practical Info, Property in Tasmania, Searching for property, Things to do, Where to Live|

Reading the Domain section of The Saturday Age newspaper today, I came across this article about a new book just released about some of the beautiful heritage properties in Tasmania. The book is written by Alice Bennett and Georgia Warner. The Domain article is below. Fall in love with Tasmania's beautiful and quirky homes with [...]

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