The Tasmanian capital of Hobart was founded in 1803, making it Australia's second oldest capital city. It is also Australia's most southern capital city, located in the state's south-east, on the Derwent River.
This busy seaport is a vibrant hub of activity, supporting major industries, such as tourism, shipping, boat-building, a brewery and a zinc refinery. The last 15 to 20 years has also seen a thriving wine industry develop in the surrounding district.
Combining heritage charm with a modern lifestyle and a stunning location, Hobart offers a contrasting blend of heritage, scenery and culture, with world class activities and attractions nearby.
With its excellent shopping, dining and entertainment facilities, schools and hospitals, picturesque parks and waterways, and rugged mountains, the city has something for everyone.