Information about Launceston


Cafes and Restaurants

Launceston is the State’s premiere food and wine location. Recent years have seen an explosion in the number of places creating wonderful taste sensations with Tasmania’s superb produce.


Galleries and Musuems

Many artists and designers live and work in the region. A range of public and private exhibition spaces showcase the work of local artists and present touring exhibitions from elsewhere. The City also has a rich heritage which is protected and presented at both public and private museums.

Launceston is the northern regional centre of Tasmania, Australia's island state. Their 'island-ness' has helped to build an attitude of enterprise and innovation, an economy that is export oriented and a culture that is open to the world. They welcome their visitors and new ideas. They have a learning culture with high quality education institutions which would be expected of much larger places. They look to maximise the value of new technologies that enable us to overcome the barriers of distance while enjoying the benefits of their beautiful environment.

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Launceston is a small compact city where you’re seldom without a view of the picturesque Tamar River or surrounding valley. It has all the charm and pace of a regional centre but with facilities you’d expect from a much larger city and without the queues, or the traffic. In fact, 60% of their population gets to work or school in less than 20 minutes!

In Launceston you’ll find a community which is welcoming, generous and open to the world.



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