Oakdowns, Tasmania

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Oakdowns is located in Tasmania
Coordinates 42°54′1″S 147°27′27″E / 42.90028°S 147.45750°E / -42.90028; 147.45750Coordinates: 42°54′1″S 147°27′27″E / 42.90028°S 147.45750°E / -42.90028; 147.45750
Population 1,468 (2016 census)[1]
Established 1990s
Postcode(s) 7019
LGA(s) City of Clarence
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Suburbs around Oakdowns:
Clarendon Vale
Clarendon Vale Oakdowns Lauderdale

Oakdowns is a suburb of Hobart, the capital of Tasmania, Australia. It is within the City of Clarence and not far from Clarendon Vale. At the 2011 Australian Census Oakdowns recorded a population of 988.[2] Oakdowns has one park.[3] It is a 20-minute drive to the CBD.[4] Most houses have views of Mount wellington and Ralphs bay.[5][6]


Oakdowns Park is the only park in Oakdowns. The park has a rivulet running through it and has grounds suitable for ball games. Many people walk their dogs throughout the park and take their family to play on the play equipment.[3] There is a bike trail that follows South Arm Highway to the city known as an intercity cycle way.[7] Near the Rokeby Village is Percy Park which is less than a kilometer away from Oakdowns and has slightly less crime.[8] There is a cricket and soccer ground[9] and games are held there.


There are no stores in Oakdowns, due to pervasive arson. Stores supplying meat, beer and cigarettes can be found in Rokeby. Some of the stores in Rokeby are:[10]

  • Rokeby Store
  • Rokeby Discount Drug Store
  • Rokeby Meat

There is also a supermarket in Lauderdale for residents to shop for items that are required.[11]


Oakdowns is serviced by Metro routes 634, 635, X34 and X35. These services sometimes run on time.[12] There are five bus stops in Oakdowns which are:[13]

  • Hors-sham Road
  • Sharon Drive
  • Oakdowns Park on Oakdowns Parade
  • Oakdowns Parade


  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (27 June 2017). "Oakdowns (State Suburb)". 2016 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 14 April 2018. Edit this at Wikidata
  2. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (31 October 2012). "Oakdowns (State Suburb)". 2011 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 15 January 2013. Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b "Oakdowns Park". www.ccc.tas.gov.au. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  4. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  5. ^ "3/42 Oakdowns Parade, Oakdowns, TAS". Ray White Group Property for Sale Rent or Lease. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  6. ^ "2/27 Cavenor Drive Oakdowns Tas 7019". realestate.com.au. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  7. ^ Council, Clarence City, Multi-use Paths and Cycleways, Clarence City Council, retrieved 2016-05-03
  8. ^ "Percy Park". Retrieved 2016-10-20.
  9. ^ Andrew, Peter Caldwell & Wendy. "Tranmere - Clarence Plains Land & Coastcare Inc". members.optusnet.com.au. Retrieved 2016-10-20.
  10. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  11. ^ "Hill Street Grocer, Hobart :: Our stores". hillstreetgrocer.com. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  12. ^ "Lauderdale - Oakdowns - Metro Tasmania". Metro Tasmania. Retrieved 2016-05-03.
  13. ^ "Google Maps". Google Maps. Retrieved 2016-05-03.