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Tasmania

The 1929 Launceston flood

THE Inveresk and York Park Precinct in Launceston, Tasmania, once Tasmania’s largest industrial site, is now the major cultural heart of the city. In April 1929, the worst flood in Tasmanian history hit the Launceston area, lasting several days. Heavy rains… Read More ›

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Red Feather Inn, Tasmania

A convict-built sandstone coaching inn is home for 15-year-old Veronica Clarke, of Hadspen, Tasmania, and her parents. “The Red Feather was the first changing post for horses pulling coaches and carts from Launceston to Deloraine and Westbury,” Veronica said. Built in 1845, the inn closed… Read More ›