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.

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