Travel and Transport in Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania | Tourims Tasmania | Rick Eaves Tasmania is small and perfect for driving holidays and day trips from your new home. Although it can take you longer to get to [...]

Local Government in Tasmania

Tasmania has 29 local government areas. Yes, this is a lot... There is often talk about council mergers, and that comes and goes. Perhaps one day there will be less for a population of only [...]

Socio-Economic Indexes for Areas in Tasmania

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has released some more data from the 2011 Census that provides information on the socio-economic indexes in areas across Australia. You can find the data and ABS reports on [...]

Go Behind the Scenery : Tasmanian Tourism Campaign

Tourism Tasmania yesterday launched a new tourism campaign called Go Behind the Scenery. You can see the TV ad below. httpv:// In addition to the advertising, there is a Go Behind the Scenery website that showcases every [...]

Tasmanian Arts Festival – Ten Days on the Island 2013

Photo Credit: gabriel.jorby via Compfight cc The Tasmanian Arts Festival, Ten Days on the Island starts this week, from 15 to 24 March 2013. The festival is has been held every two years since [...]

Lonely Planet: Top nine experiences in Tasmania

Pipers Brook Vineyard | Tourism Tasmania | George Apostolidis Lonely Planet recently posted this article on some of the top experiences to be had in Tasmania. We agree that these are some of [...]

December 2012 Property Report for Tasmania

The Real Estate Institute of Tasmania released it's December Quarter Property Report recently. Some highlights from the report follow. Most Expensive Suburbs/Towns Acton Park - $605,000 Sandy Bay - $567,500 Sandford - $530,000 Mount Stuart [...]

Major Events in Tasmania 2013

Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race 2001-2002 | Tourism Tasmania | Nick Osborne We are already a couple of months into 2013 and lots of events have already come and gone and been enjoyed [...]

Australian Tourism Awards – Tasmania on Top with 5 Golds

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 [...]

Is it time for a sea change or tree change to Tasmania?

The Hobart Waterfront A new year and time away from work is often when we start thinking about changing our life. For many this is about moving to a new place and establish [...]

September 2012 Quarterly Property Report – from Real Estate Institute of Tasmania

The Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) has released the REIT Property Quarterly Report, September 2012. The overall Tasmania results include sales that are not included in the regions reported, and as such are not [...]

Are You Planning to Buy Property in Tasmania?

If you are considering buying property in Tasmania, particularly if it is to be an investment, this article published on provides some great tips on what to consider to ensure you buy the best [...]