Talk:New Norfolk, Tasmania

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Hobart Suburbs Template[edit]

New Norfolk is not a suburb of Hobart, it is a separate town 35km from Hobart. User:Kyle sb was quite right to remove the template.
Phaedrus86 22:56, 18 June 2006 (UTC)

While this may be true, is it likely to be absorbed into Hobart anytime soon? I ask because i see both Bridgewater and Kingston have been absorbed (I realise they're closer), despite being seperate in the ABS stats as late as 2004. Davo499 (talk) 13:23, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

New Norfolk is not part of a council[edit]

It is not possible for a town to be part of a council. A council in Tasmania is an elected body of people. The town is part of the municipality that the council governs, in this case the Municpality of Derwent Valley. I think this should be changed. Phaedrus86 10:29, 2 December 2006 (UTC)

I withdraw my objection. This issue has been resolved by Chuq - see Talk:Derwent Valley Council#Council is not an area. Phaedrus86 06:56, 3 December 2006 (UTC)

Lt Gov David Collins relevance?[edit]

I'm removing the following two paragraphs from the article for the moment because there's no stated or apparent connection (i.e. the information, in its current state, appears to be irrelevant) between Lt Gov David Collins and New Norfolk.

Resettlement of Norfolk Islanders[edit]

"The town has strong links to Australia's First Fleet of 1788, since Lieutenant Governor David Collins himself was a First Fleet Officer who spent 8 years in Sydney from 1788 until 1796.

He was transferred back to England to be later appointed leader of the expedition to form the settlement near Bass Strait which today is Tasmania. Collins named the district "The Hills" and selected the fertile valley as a separate crop production area for the colony."

--TyrS 16:18, 3 December 2014 (UTC)

Oldest pub[edit]

The matter of which is the oldest pub in Australia is contentious, and a consensus has not been publicly reached yet. I think the best idea would be to discuss this 'highly' controversal topic here: Talk:Australian_pub#Oldest_pub

Jkokavec (talk) 07:48, 15 February 2015 (UTC)

Read the context - it does not say it is the oldest, it says it is the oldest continously licenced - see the plaque at Andreclos (talk) 00:06, 28 April 2015 (UTC)
It has now been discussed and there have been no objections to it being described as is - there is no claim that it is the oldest per se. I will now remove the "dubious-discuss" tag, since it has been discussed. Andreclos (talk) 07:08, 16 May 2015 (UTC)