Lutana, Tasmania

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Lutana
HobartTasmania
Moonah-Lutana-0344.JPG
Lutana is behind Moonah in this view from the west from Lost World.
Coordinates 42°50′28″S 147°18′34″E / 42.84111°S 147.30944°E / -42.84111; 147.30944Coordinates: 42°50′28″S 147°18′34″E / 42.84111°S 147.30944°E / -42.84111; 147.30944
Population 2,336 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7009
LGA(s) City of Glenorchy
Federal Division(s) Denison
Suburbs around Lutana:
Derwent Park Prince of Wales Bay River Derwent
Moonah Lutana River Derwent
New Town New Town River Derwent

Lutana is a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. It is part of the City of Glenorchy.

It is a large residential suburb located between the Brooker Highway and the River Derwent. It was originally built by the Electrolytic Zinc company (the Zincworks) as homes for its employees at the nearby zinc smelter.[2] The homes were later sold off and are now privately owned.

The zinc works at Lutana, is the largest exporter in Tasmania, generating 2.5% of the state's GDP. It produces over 250000 tons of zinc per year.[3]

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