Category Archives: History

The Landing at Port Dalrymple 1804

Yesterday we had a family outing to George Town, about 40 minutes drive from Launceston where I live. We were showing my wife’s grandmother around. Near the river where we parked the car was a chainsaw sculpture by artist Eddie … Continue reading

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Historic Film shows Construction of Launceston Mall

Yesterday I saw a fascinating video on youTube. It is a film about the construction and opening of the Brisbane Street Mall here in Launceston in 1975. This was the very first mall built in Australia [1]. I am always … Continue reading

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