The North-west Tasmania for your next holiday - James Northfield, c1930
Poster by James Northfield published by the Australian National Travel Association, Hobart, c1930. View of the Table Cape Lighthouse and the farming country beyond. Tasmanian Archive and Heritage Office View an online exhibition of Tasmanian tourism posters, 1920s-1950s here TAHO images may be freely used for research or private study purposes. They may also be shared on private websites or blogs. When using or sharing the images please ensure that a clear attribution is included. For…
Visit the Extraordinary Landmark of Stanley The Nut, Tasmania!
Welcome to Stanley The Nut, Tasmania at 'The Edge of the World'. Check out everything there is to know about the famous Stanley The Nut, take a look at the best things to do in Stanley Tasmania, including The Nut Stanley chairlift of course. Are you ready to go for
Vintage Travel Poster: Visit Tasmania 3
This awesome vintage travel poster is printed on super high quality glossy photo paper. It's roughly A2 sized and can be laminated if that's your thing, otherwise it would suit framing or whatever.This will make your house/room/shed/bat cave look pretty f
1857 Scott 13 4p pale blue "Victoria" Wmk 75 "Double Lined Numeral" Quick History Tasmania, an island just off south-eastern Australia, was one of the six British colonies that merged to form the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. The capital was Hobart, and the population was 172,000 in 1901. But Tasmania, as the other Australian colonies, has a prior rich philatelic history, with stamp issues from 1853-1912. Van Diemen's Land, the second British colony after 1788 New South Wales, was…
Tasmania Fauna Tea Towel Vintage Tassie Australia Map | Etsy
This tea towel is quite the souvenir from Good Ole Tassie - New old stock. Pure Polish linen and quite big. Bright bold colours and an orange map of Tasmania! Great condition. No signs of use. No marks or stains. Mint condition! Measures approx: 80 cm x 52.5 cm or 31 1/2" x 20 3/4" Weighs approx: 100 grams Want more than this?? Message us as combined shipping is cheaper! See our shop for more: https://www.etsy.com/shop/funkykoala
Must-Do #5 West Coast Wilderness Railway
The whistle is blowing. The steam is puffing. The clock has struck the hour. A cheery conductor leans out the side of a carriage and scans the platform for any stragglers. No, this isn’t the establishing scene of a 1920s English murder mystery—it’s present-day Queenstown Station. All aboard the West Coast Wilderness Railway!
Travel Guide: Launceston, Tasmania - Love Swah
I’m a huge fan of Tasmania (see my other Tassie guides here) and love everything about its friendly people, breathtaking landscapes and amazing food. So when an opportunity came to explore its smaller, lesser known city Launceston, I jumped at the chance! Oh and I went to Cradle Mountain too which blew my mind, but I’m saving that for another post :) Firstly, I shot some footage of Tasmania on the GoPro which involves bushwalking, beautiful scenery and cute native […]
WWII hero Teddy Sheean to posthumously receive Victoria Cross, after almost 80-year struggle
Prime Minister Scott Morrison, after receiving a report from an expert panel, recommends the Queen award Tasmanian Teddy Sheean a Victoria Cross eight decades after an act of heroism.