Macquarie Point Development Corporation

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Historical Summary

‘The most eligible spot in the vicinity of Hobart Town for erecting the Government House on.’

Governor Lachlan Macquarie, 1813.


Macquarie Point is a site rich in history and has played a significant role in the formation of Hobart’s landscape and society as we know it today.

A brief chronological timeline is listed here.  For a detailed version of the history and background of Macquarie Point, please read our historical summary.



See where our office is on the Macquarie Point site, or contact our office directly.

News January 3

An article was published in the Mercury about Macquarie Point as part of the Tassie 2022 c…

News November 9

An article was published in the Mercury about McVilly  Cafe and Cycles at Macquarie Poin…