Northern Tasmania

Updated November 22 2016 - 11:40am, first published August 10 2016 - 10:54am

Launceston and the Tamar Valley have a long history, with the party which founded Melbourne having set out from here. Once a bustling centre of manufacturing, Launceston is now better known for its festivals and fine wines. Hosting such events as Festivale, the Breath of Fresh Air Film Festival, and Junction Arts Festival, while also bing the Tasmanian home of Hawthorn Football Club, Launceston offers plenty to do year-round.

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