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The Best Playgrounds in Hobart


Hobart has some wonderful parks and playgrounds. We used to live nearby number 7 on the Central Hobart list – Parliament Street oval and playground in Sandy Bay. It is really well utilised and includes the best long slide in Hobart. Lots of fun for adults as well! The playground at Long Beach in Sandy […]


Tasmania Treated as Cricket Australia Releases Its 2014-15 Fixtures

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Great news for Tasmanian Cricket fans with the fixture schedule released by Cricket Australia. Moving to Tasmania does not mean you miss out on cricket. From The Mercury Newspaper Tasmania treated as Cricket Australia releases its schedule for the biggest summer of cricket It is going to be a big summer of cricket with 330 […]


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IKEA Delivery to Tasmania – Our Experience

Last year we let you know about IKEA’s trial, which later became permanent, to offer delivery of their products into Tasmania. IKEA FAQ for Tasmanian orders IKEA ordering process for Tasmania   Why we used IKEA We have recently completed a renovation of our new house, which included a new kitchen and two bathrooms. In the […]

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Our Recent Relocation and Reno in Hobart

Well as relocation consultants it really is our duty to continue to relocate every now and then! Although, I really do want to stay put for a long while now after two many moves in the past… We have had an interesting year. We “accidentally” bought a new house in February. By accidentally, I mean […]

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Dark MoFo The Perfect Winter Tonic for Hobart Tasmania

Well we are newly into Spring, but looking back at winter, the Dark MOFO festival was clearly a highlight in Hobart. Hobart unfortunately has a reputation of being cold, wet and miserable during Winter but our personal experience from living here is that this is far from the truth. Hobart has beautiful sunny days in […]

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Welcome to Spring in Tasmania!

Today is the first day of Spring in Tasmania – and it has brought some much needed rain in Hobart and cooler weather than we have enjoyed over the past few weeks. Despite the good weather recently, Spring usually means a real mix of weather. Some previews of summer and some reminders of winter. Winter […]

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Salamanca Market | Tourism Tasmania | Richard Eastwood

Plan for $100 million Development by Ali Sultan to boost Hobart CBD

We are bringing you the highlights of some Tasmanian news to show that Hobart indeed has some developments going ahead and it is developing further as a city. From Mercury Newspaper Plan for $100m jewel in developer Ali Sultan’s crown with Salamanca multi-use space Ali Sultan says he is ready to build his long-awaited Montpelier […]

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Hobart’s First Twilight Market Finally Has The Go Ahead

We previously told you about some new markets in Hobart but unfortunately the night market has taken longer than expected to get up and running. The latest news is below from The Mercury Newspaper: Hobart’s first Twilight Market set to be held on Friday, October 3 Hobart Lord Mayor Damon Thomas will open the city’s […]

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8 Reasons to Visit Launceston

It is difficult to be completely unbiased when comparing the various cities of Tasmania. I grew up in Launceston but went to University in Hobart and then spent a number of years living in both Launceston and Hobart before now finally settling inHobart. Personally I far prefer Hobart, not least because Lanceston does not have […]

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More Speed Limit Changes for Hobart Roads

The Hobart City Council is proposing a further 10 roads have speed limits reduced from 60km/h to 50km/h. This follows the reduction of speed limits on a number of CBD roads in 2011. The story below from The Mercury Newspaper provides some of the background. However, the article is not clear in the statistics provided, as the […]

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