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Hobart Tasmania, Mount Wellington

Next in our series of articles on State capital city links and websites for families relocating to Australia, we are covering Hobart. Tasmania, and its state capital city Hobart, is high on Mum’s list of places to visit.

A little known fact is that Mum’s Great-Great-Great Grandfather was a well-known British convict, sent to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) in 1834. Research into my family history has revealed locations in Hobart where he resided; when we … Read more

Salamanca Market, Hobart (Tourism Tasmania and John de la Roche)

When we planned our relocation to Australia we wanted to move to a big city; like many people we chose between Sydney and Melbourne. However, during our final weeks in the UK I recall watching a TV show about emigration to Australia and the family being featured relocated to Hobart in Tasmania. Their lifestyle and the benefits of living in Australia’s often forgotten state seemed very good. Since then I’ve … Read more