Warrane, Tasmania

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Warrane
HobartTasmania
North Warrane Oval.jpg
North Warrane Oval with the Meehan Ranges in the background
Warrane is located in Tasmania
Warrane
Warrane
Coordinates 42°51′35″S 147°22′36″E / 42.85972°S 147.37667°E / -42.85972; 147.37667Coordinates: 42°51′35″S 147°22′36″E / 42.85972°S 147.37667°E / -42.85972; 147.37667
Population 2,194 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 7018
LGA(s) City of Clarence
Federal Division(s) Franklin
Suburbs around Warrane:
Rose Bay Lindisfarne Flagstaff Gully
Montagu Bay Warrane Mornington
Rosny Park Bellerive Mornington

Warrane is a suburb of Hobart, Tasmania, in the City of Clarence. It is approximately 5 kilometres (3 mi) from Hobart's CBD. It is located between Rosny Park and Mornington and runs parallel to the Tasman Highway.

Warrane is a primarily residential suburb, and is served by Rosny Park for commercial services.

Public facilities include Warrane Primary School, Clarence Campus of The Tasmanian Polytechnic and the Tasmanian Academy (formerly TAFE Tasmania).

History[edit]

The current Post Office opened on 1 June 1955. An earlier office named Montagu Bay opened in 1923, was renamed Warrane that year, Montagu Bay in 1944 and closed in 1951.[2]

Sporting amenities[edit]

The Warrane Sports Centre,

Warriors Park (Formerly the Warrane Hockey Centre) an AstroTurf Pitch and is the home of Hobart Olympia Warriors,

The North Warrane Oval is sheltered by the Meehan Range and is home to the Eastern Suburbs Rugby Union Football Club Inc., MacKillop Beltas Cricket Club and Nelson Eastern Suburbs FC.

Meehan Range[edit]

On its north-eastern side, Warrane abuts the Meehan Range, a bushland area with bush walks, cliffs, and views of Mount Wellington and surrounding areas. The ranges are home to native wildlife including Tasmanian devils and tiger snakes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Warrane (State Suburb)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 6 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Premier Postal History. "Post Office List". Premier Postal Auctions. Retrieved 16 June 2012. 

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