1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2005  
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About 4 in 5 Tasmanians aged 18 years and over attended at least one of the cultural venues or events (e.g. cinemas, libraries, museums, theatre performances and concerts) included in a 2002 ABS survey. Attendance rates varied little between the three
Tasmanian Regions:

  • Greater Hobart-Southern Region, 85.8%
  • Northern Region, 82.6%
  • Mersey-Lyell Region, 83.2%
  • Tasmania, 84.3%.

Tasmania: what's on provides links to information about what's on in Tasmania and when (e.g. clubs, associations, events, galleries, museums, markets, news, night-life; includes a link to an events calendar).


At June 2005, the Hobart local government area had the highest number of places listed on the Register of the National Estate of any local government area in the state (269, of which 266 were historic listings).
Circular Head had 11 indigenous places, the highest in the state. Flinders Island holds the highest number of natural places with 26 listings.

Attendance at cultural activities
Further information about culture and heritage in Tasmania

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