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
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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.