Glebe, Tasmania

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Glebe
HobartTasmania
Glebe is located in Tasmania
Glebe
Glebe
Coordinates 42°52′26″S 147°19′35″E / 42.87389°S 147.32639°E / -42.87389; 147.32639Coordinates: 42°52′26″S 147°19′35″E / 42.87389°S 147.32639°E / -42.87389; 147.32639
Population 563 (2011 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7000
LGA(s) City of Hobart
Federal Division(s) Denison
Suburbs around Glebe:
North Hobart Domain Domain
North Hobart Glebe Domain
Hobart Hobart Hobart

Glebe is a suburb of Hobart, capital city of Tasmania, Australia. The suburb is a very small area adjacent to the city on the same part of land as the Queens Domain, the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens and the Hobart Aquatic Centre. At the 2011 Australian Census the suburb recorded a population of 563.[1]

Glebe is a small suburb in comparison to some in Hobart. On the north and east sides, the suburb is surrounded by the Royal Tasmanian Botanical Gardens. Brooker Avenue marks the western boundary of the suburb, while the Tasman Highway marks the southern side.

The Glebe contains some examples of Victorian and Federation Style wooden terraced houses, some of which are up to 4 storeys high and tower over the Brooker Avenue impressively.

Glebe was the birthplace and early home of brothers Ernest, Tasman and Arthur Higgins, all of who became pioneering cinematographers of Australian cinema during the silent era.

view of Glebe from West Hobart

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Glebe (Tasmania State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 January 2013.